Men sentenced for rape  

2017-08-11 06:00

ON July 11, The Mount Fletcher Magistrate’s Court sentenced a 40-year-old man to life imprisonment for raping a 13-year-old girl in Mathafeni village in November last year.
The court heard the man raped the girl between 2012 and 2016 until he was reported to police.
The court also sentenced a 39-year-old man to 10 years imprisonment for sexual assault and abduction. In December last year, the man raped a six-year-old girl in Mount Fletcher and when the incident was reported to police the man was arrested and found guilty of sexual assault and abduction.

A 28-year-old man was sentenced into 10 years imprisonment for raping a 23-year-old woman in Mount Fletcher. It is said that the woman was returning home from a tavern when she was raped.

SAPS spokesperson, Raphael Motloung thanked the court for sentencing the accused and asked people to keep reporting cases of women abuse. - Supplied.       

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