2 men get life in jail for rape

2013-04-17 19:32
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Johannesburg - Two men were jailed for life on Wednesday by the Mankweng Regional Court for raping a teenager, Limpopo police said.

Jack Phoshoko, 23, and Lucas Magagane, 27, had been convicted of raping a 17-year-old girl, Constable Moses Molepo said.

Around 22:00 on 13 September 2011, the teenager was walking with a friend in Mankweng when they ran into Phoshoko and Magagane.

"The two men pulled knives and the lady's male friend ran for his life.

"Phoshoko and Magagane then dragged the lady into a nearby shack and raped her for more than six hours," Molepo said.

Phoshoko and Magagane were arrested and linked to the crime through DNA tests.

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