Mom turns on raped daughter

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Cape Town - A 14-year-old girl from Stanford in the Western Cape is considering committing suicide after her mother turned against her after she was raped by her uncle.

The teenager said her mother wanted her to drop the charges against her brother, reported the Daily Voice.

The family is divided over the rape that happened last week. The girl’s mother walked in during the attack.

“I was glad when she came (into the room) because I thought she was going to help me but she started to scold me and fought with me,” the emotional girl told.

The mother admitted hitting her daughter but said she did it to get answers from her.

“I later withdrew the case because he is sensitive in his head and they said that my daughter is already sexually active,” the mother said.

She said she wanted her brother to be freed and didn’t want him to go to prison.

But her traumatised daughter said: “I feel like taking my own life because she chose him over me. I feel the case must continue.”

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