Cape Town rapist gets life in jail

2012-08-27 17:30
<a href=\\\\>Shutterstock</a>


Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Johannesburg - A man convicted of raping 11 girls and murdering another was sentenced to 11 life terms in prison by the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

"Soyisiso Nofemele, 26, was found guilty of 12 abductions, 11 rapes and one murder," National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila said.

Nofemele was sentenced to an additional 10 years in prison for the abduction of one of the girls.

"Nofemele was chased and caught by residents before he could rape the girl," Ntabazalila said.

He said Nofemele targeted children between the ages of two and seven in Khayelitsha.

"He lured his victims by promising them sweets and chips."

Menawhile, in Limpopo, a man accused of raping 10 schoolboys appeared in the Mankweng Regional Court on Monday, Limpopo police said.

The matter was postponed to 13 December for the trial to start, Constable Moses Molepo said.

The man, a security guard, is accused of raping 10 boys, aged between eight and 10, during 2010 and 2011.

He was arrested last year and had been in custody since then.

"It is believed the man lured the boys, one by one, into bushes to search for domestic animals. He would then demand sex from the boy in the bushes."

He remain in custody.v

Read more on:    cape town

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24


Amazing solar inventions!

Solar power is lighting up the world, and not just on rooftops anymore.



Prince George the green prince?
Lean, green, drifiting machine
One man's $1 million vision for an eco Africa
China's air pollution at doomsday levels

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts

There is a tendency to get too caught up in group dynamics and high expectations and ideals, that your own personal needs more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.