Limpopo boy kidnapped, raped
Mankweng - A 12-year-old boy was raped by a
man who abducted him while he was walking from a church in Mankweng, Limpopo
police said on Thursday.
Four boys were walking on the street around
5pm on Wednesday when the 20-year-old man accosted them, Constable Moses Molepo
"The man asked for money from the boys
to buy a cigarette. When they said they had none, he grabbed one of them and
dragged him to his nearby home."
The other three boys ran away and told their
Molepo said police stormed into the man's
home and rescued the child around 13:00 on Thursday.
"They arrested the man after finding him
stark naked, still raping the boy in his room," he said.
The victim was taken to Mankweng Hospital for
treatment. His condition was not immediately disclosed.
The man was expected to face kidnapping and
rape charges in the Mankweng Magistrate's Court on Friday.