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The wrong man?โ€ฏ

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13 September
๐—ง๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿญ ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ It was a startling hand-drawn image that led to a tragic sequence of events for the Raaths family. Within months, father Abrie Raaths stood accused of raping his then-eight-year-old daughter, Megan. She now claims to have been coerced into testifying against him. Despite his daughter recanting her original testimony, Raaths was sentenced to life in prison. Now, an astonishing case is unfolding in the Pretoria High Court in which a new investigation by the Department of Social Development could help exonerate a man whoโ€™s spent eight years languishing in a maximum security prison. Carte Blanche asks: what does Raathsโ€™ battle to have his sentence overturned reveal about similar allegations levelled against six other men? Your favourite episodes are now available on Carte Blanche: The Podcast: https://linktr.ee/carteblanchetv