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Grade 7 boy attempted suicide after teacher sent him photos of his genitals

The man has been fired after months of grooming that culminated in him sending the pupil lewd photographs

Cape Town bureau chief

A grade 7 boy at a Cape Town school attempted suicide after being groomed by a teacher who sent him indecent photographs.

Details of the case emerged from the finding of an Education Labour Relations Council arbitrator who ruled that Gino Rhoda should be summarily dismissed.

Rhoda pleaded guilty to misconduct and begged Bella Goldman not to fire him, saying he was willing to have therapy to deal with a problem that stemmed from childhood trauma...

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