Graaff-Reinet man arrested for raping girl

2012-02-18 23:11
Johannesburg - A 24-year-old man was arrested on Saturday in Graaff-Reinet for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl, said Eastern Cape police.

The man reportedly approached the girl as she was walking home from a gaming centre on Saturday evening around 10pm, said Warrant Officer Norman Holtzhausef.

He said the man took the girl to the Lincoln high school grounds where he apparently raped her.

The man was expected to appear in the Graaff-Reinet Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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