Child rapist gets 20 years

2015-01-24 09:25

A Limpopo man was sentenced to 20 years in jail by the Tzaneen Magistrates’ Court for raping a young girl.

Daniel Stoffie Ngobeni (20) from Ga-Sekgopo village outside Tzaneen, was convicted and sentenced yesterday for raping an 11-year-old girl in 2013, provincial police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said.

The girl was walking home with her friends from church when Ngobeni approached them with a knife. He threatened them and the girls ran. Ngobeni grabbed the victim, took her home and raped her.

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