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Sentencing of trio found guilty in South Africa’s landmark gay male rape case postponed again

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The sentencing of the three men found guilty for the gang rape of a gay man in South Africa has been delayed yet again. Content warning: This story may include topics that could make some readers feel uncomfortable.

Sentencing was supposed to take place on 7 February, though the trio will instead have their hearing on 1 March. This was originally pushed back from 3 December 2021, Netwerk 24 reported.

Austin Fritz, Rodney Beukes and Peter John Adams kidnapped and raped a gay man in the Ceres region of the Western Cape in August 2017, the Worcester Regional court heard.

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