Aussie paedophile to stay in SA jail while he fights extradition

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Aussie paedophile to stay in SA jail while he fights extradition

He’s expected to argue he suffers serious health problems and justice minister hasn’t complied with extradition treaty

Cape Town bureau chief

A paedophile who abused eight Cape Town children after fleeing justice in his native Australia has lost the latest round of his battle to avoid extradition.

Anthony Freedendal, 79, asked the Cape Town high court to stay his extradition and free him from Pollsmoor Prison.

He has been in the Tokai prison since being arrested in 2014 for sexual offences involving three boys and five girls from his church during sleepovers at his home...

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