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Archive for Jan 2014

UNSAFE SEX: HIV-AIDS COUNSELLOR JAILED FOR 6 YEARS

The man, who was employed as an HIV-AIDS counsellor at a government clinic, met the woman when she came to the clinic for an HIV test (she tested negative). Thereafter a relationship developed between them, they had consensual sexual intercourse on two occasions, and subsequently the woman tested positive for HIV.  Confirming the man’s conviction on…

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: WHEN CAN SAPS ARREST?

Firstly, the Domestic Violence Act provides quick, easy and effective protection from abusers. You can apply for a protection order at your local magistrate’s court, and that will be accompanied by a warrant authorising arrest of the perpetrator in the event of a breach of the order. Note that this isn’t the same as laying a criminal…

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