GEORGE NEWS - The local teacher who was arrested by the George Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit (FCS) on a charge of sexual grooming of a child last year, briefly appeared in the Thembalethu Regional Court on Wednesday 7 March.
The arrest followed after the 16-year-old victim reported the incident to his parents.
The teacher was arrested at his home on Thursday 24 August following the investigation into the allegations made by the boy.
Cellphones and laptops were also seized.
According to the victim, the accused had been making derogatory sexual suggestions to him since 2014.
The teacher has since been suspended.
The case was postponed for a trial date to be set on 28 March.