Men jailed after raping girl 8 years ago

2012-01-19 22:43
Mbombela - Two men have each been sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment by the Moretele Magistrate's Court for raping a girl, eight years after the crime, Mpumalanga police said on Thursday.

Steven Ramalepa and Paris Morolo were jailed on Wednesday, Sergeant Hastings Chaane said.

The pair, both aged 28, were arrested on March 29 2004, a day after they raped the girl in Marapyane village. She was 14 at the time.

"The teenager was walking home from a shop around 19:00 when the men grabbed her. They threatened the child with a knife and took turns raping her on the side of the street."
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