IN a shock move, one of the girls the state alleges were involved in group sex orgies involving a foster mother, her boyfriend and a friend this week told the prosecution she had not witnessed the incidents.
The startling revelation came as the girl was about to testify against a woman, 39, her partner, 38, both of Parsonsvlei, and their friend, a Bridgemead man aged 47.
The girl, the granddaughter of the Bridgemead man's girlfriend, was 12 at the time.
The 39-year-old woman also had a foster daughter who at the time was 14.
The three face nine charges of sexual assault, causing a child to watch a sexual offence, sexual grooming, sexual exploitation, exposing a child to pornography and failure to report a sexual offence committed against a child.
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