'Wrongfully-accused' principal speaks out

'Wrongfully-accused' principal speaks out

He had reached the pinnacle of his career when he was convicted of sexual assault. 

Martin Bester and Craig
Martin Bester and Craig/Supplied

The life of a family man and principal of an elite private school took a dramatic turn. 

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Craig du Preez admits to Martin Bester: "I was a principal of a private school a number of years ago. People accused me of a heinous crime at the time. A learner came forward and accused me of common law, indecent behavior. No one can comprehend how corruption, false news wrecks your life. I have been sent death threats from the family."

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He goes further to say: "I have forgiven them."

Listen to the full conversation below:

* Since the interview, Jacaranda FM has received various messages regarding this story. We are currently engaging with all relevant parties - an update to this story will be published soon.

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