The owner of the initiation school allegedly flouted numerous by-laws for operating and managing an initiation school. They included:
l Changing the venue approved by the Amandebele-Ba-Lebelo tribal authority and the Tshwane Metro municipality for the school. Instead of Kanana village he operated two schools at Bosplaas and Temba;
l Kept allegedly kidnapped initiates at his school and demanded payment from parents;
l Admitted initiates who had no pre-circumcision medical certificates issued by a medical practitioner, a clinic or hospital;
l Admitted children younger than the stipulated age of 15 years at his initiation school. The youngest was eight years old; and
l Admitted and circumcised initiates without signed consent forms from parents or guardians.