Man, 78, guilty of raping girl, 13

2012-09-13 11:32
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Cape Town - A 78-year-old man found guilty of raping a teenager will be sentenced in the Oudtshoorn Regional Court, it was reported on Thursday.

The Daily Voice reported that Jan Prins would be sentenced on Thursday after being found guilty of raping a girl, 13, in her home in November.

The girl managed to escape when he left her alone for a short while to fetch something.

Prins reportedly denied guilt and previously told the court the girl was the one who attacked him.

Magistrate Daniel Boks dismissed Prins' claims, saying he had changed his version of events a number of times.

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