Infant, child raped on Cape farm

2013-08-05 18:35

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Cape Town - A 4-month-old baby and her 7-year-old brother were raped in Ceres at the weekend, Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer said on Monday.

He said the baby had been sleeping in bed with her parents when a man snatched and raped her in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Her brother was in the house and raped at the same time.

Lamoer said it was believed that the man had been staying in the house, on a farm, at the time.

"The child is currently at the Red Cross Children's Hospital, where she had reconstructive surgery, and she will stay there for a long time," Lamoer told reporters on the sidelines of a police memorial service in Kuils River.

"As you can see, there is a sick society outside. Some men can't take the responsibility and we need to make sure this person is arrested."

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