Posted by Bossip Staff
Virginia Mokopo , the former employee accused of abusing children at Oprah’s all-girl academy in South Africa has pleaded not guilty to all charges:
Former dorm matron Tiny Virginia Makopo was arrested in October 2007 on 14 charges including assault, indecent assault and soliciting underage girls to perform indecent acts. She is accused of committing the crimes at Winfrey’s Henley-on-Klip Leadership Academy over a period of four months in 2007. The trial opened in Johannesburg on Tuesday with Makopo entering a not guilty plea to all charges against her.
If found guilty on all 14 charges, Makopo faces a minimum of 10 years in prison. The trial is expected to run until 1 August 2008. Winfrey co-founded the academy in 2006, and in late 2007, issued a heartfelt apology to the students who suffered at the hands of school officials.
They better throw the book at this sick freak. Developing…