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Nicholas Ninow Bio

Nicholas Ninow Bio

Nicholas Ninow is a South African who is accused of raping a 6-year-old girl in a toilet of a Dros restaurant in Watermeyer, Silverton in Pretoria in the Gauteng province of South Africa.

According to defence attorney Riaan du Plessis, Ninow has been battling with substance abuse from the age of 14. He added that Ninow had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder as of 2013, with incidents of self-harm and suicide attempts due to his severe depression.

During his third appearance in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on 31 October 2018, the magistrate granted the request he be evaluated by three clinical psychologists during his stay at the Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital in Pretoria. This was after defence attorney Riaan du Plessis indicated to the court that even though a panel of two psychiatrists or psychologists would normally be tasked as a panel to evaluate an accused person, they wanted to request a third doctor to be added for Ninow.

Nicholas Ninow Age

He is 22 years old

Nicholas Ninow Girlfriend

He has been engaged to Carla Van der Merwe, since 21 October, 2017.

Nicholas Ninow Facebook

He has at least 3 different facebook accounts which have been deactivated.

Nicholas Ninow Dros Rape

Nicholas Ninow is accused of raping a 6-year-old girl (later reported to be 7 years old) in the toilet of a Dros restaurant on 22 September 2018 in Silverton, Pretoria. Eyewitnesses claimed to have seen him stalking the little girl in the playing area and waited for her to go to the toilet.

Video footage of the events that took place in the men’s toilet posted on Twitter this week showed Nicholas Ninow naked and covered in blood.

Nicholas Ninow Arrest and Court Appearance

Nicholas Ninow was taken from the scene on an ambulance and was later arrest and charged with rape. His defence attorney, Riaan du Plessis, claimed that Nicholas Ninow had been battling with substance abuse from the age of 14.

Riaan du Plessis went on to say Nicholas Ninow had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder as of 2013, with incidents of self-harm and suicide attempts as a result of his severe depression.

Nicholas Ninow Psychiatric Evaluation

On 31 October 2018, the magistrate granted the request for Nicholas Ninow to be evaluated by three clinical psychologists during his stay at the Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital in Pretoria. On 8 February 2019 reports surfaced stating that evaluations conducted at Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital have found that Nicholas Ninow is fit to stand trial.

Ninow wanted to satisfy his lust

Now claimed he was in the bathroom snorting CAT when the victim came in and told him she wanted to urinate.

He said he took off her pants, put her on the toilet, then forced his penis into her mouth and inserted his fingers into her vagina. Ninow’s version was that he acted impulsively.

Ngobeni said the State’s version of what happened was further bolstered by the testimony of Fourie who said Ninow saw an unknown adult woman in the restaurant and said he wanted to have sex.

“He wanted to satisfy his sexual urges.”

The court should accept Ninow’s version

Ninow’s legal aid attorney, Herman Alberts, told the court just because Ninow had changed tables, did not mean he was there preying on children with the intent to rape one of them.

“Yes, he made a comment about an adult woman but that cannot be an inference that he was now on the prowl to commit a rape,” Alberts added.

Dros rape trial enters final stages – what we know so far

He said Ninow had not immediately followed the victim into the bathroom as per the State’s version.

Alberts told the court Ninow’s version that he acted impulsively should be accepted, saying powder was found in the toilet stall, which fitted with the version that he was in the stall doing drugs.

Assault charge

Ngobeni argued that on the assault charge if the court does not accept the version that two Dros employees were assaulted, it should accept that Ninow had attempted to assault them.

He is accused of assaulting two employees, striking them with his belt after he was caught in the bathroom with the victim.

Judge Mokhine Mosopa had an issue with this, telling Ngobeni none of the witnesses had actually testified to being hit with a belt, only saying Ninow had tried to strike them.

“Should the court find there was no assault, an attempt to assault has been proven,” Ngobeni countered.

Nicholas Ninow Sexually Assaulted in Childhood

Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow was sexually abused as a child, a psychologist told the Pretoria high court on Wednesday.

Ninow has admitted to raping a seven-year-old girl at a Dros restaurant in Pretoria in September 2018.

Ninow, according to Marina Genis, who testified in mitigation of sentence, grew up in a “chaotic” environment. She said she saw Ninow twice. She also consulted his mother, his ex-fiancée, his grandmother and his tutor.

Ninow grew up in an environment where his mother and his grandfather were drug addicts, Genis said.

“His mother would be evicted … because she could not pay the rent. They moved around a lot.”

Nicholas Ninow Grandmother

Ninow’s grandmother breaks down once again during her testimony, and Judge Mosopa decides to adjourn proceedings for the day. The matter stands down until 09:00 tomorrow morning, and will resume with Ninow’s grandmother’s testimony.

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