Limpopo man nabbed for raping 7-year-old

2013-03-17 17:55

Johannesburg - A seven-year-old girl died in a Makhado hospital after she was raped and left for dead in a street, Limpopo police said on Sunday.

She died in the Elim Hospital, said spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi.

Her grandmother had sent her to deliver keys to a man at his house in Hlanganani, near Malamulele, but she failed to return.

Two boys found her in the street, bleeding and unconscious.

"It was confirmed by at the hospital that she was brutally raped.

"A post-mortem will be conducted soon to determine the cause of death."

A 32-year-old man was arrested after a car chase with police.

He will appear in the Hlanganani District Court soon.

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