Fresh charges for paedophile teacher

December 5, 2022 9:23 pm in by


Grace Tame’s abuser has swatted away photographers after facing court in Hobart on Monday.

There was considerable media interest in the first court appearance for notorious former teacher Nicholas Ockert Bester since he served a year and nine months for abusing Ms Tame as a schoolgirl in 2010.

He was back in court again this morning to answer three counts of use a carriage service to menace, harass or cause offence.

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Ms Tame went public earlier this year with an allegation that Bester used Twitter to target her with threatening messages.

Bester fended off photographers with an umbrella outside the court after being released on conditional bail.

Bester will reappear on January 31st.