The family of the man accused of being "The Port Hills Groper" fears he'll be ostracised by their Muslim community if his identity is revealed, a court was told today.

Name suppression was continued for the 63-year-old today after a judge decided he may have psychological issues if he was found guilty of grabbing, groping, and licking 15 women on the running trails.

Most of the charges allege the offending happened last year, but one charge dates back to 2010.

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