Man gets life for raping niece

2013-08-28 20:56


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Johannesburg - A Limpopo man was jailed for life by the Naphuno Regional Court on Wednesday for raping his niece, police said.

The 9-year-old girl was watching television at her home in Mohlatlareng village on 12 June when the man called her to his room, overpowered her and raped her, said police spokesperson Ronel Otto.

The 44-year-old man, whose name was being withheld to protect the girl's identity, would be placed on the national register of sex offenders, she said.

He was also declared unfit to possess a firearm.

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