Niece given 50c after rape

2012-05-06 14:40

Polokwane - Two rapists have been jailed for life by the Mankweng Regional Court, Limpopo police said on Sunday.

Robert Maropeng Mokgolobotho, 23, was convicted of raping his 6-year-old niece several times on 3 January 2010, when she was left in his care, said Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi.

He had given her 50 cents to keep quiet.

Police were alerted when the child's mother found her bleeding.

Mulaudzi said Frans Malesela Modula, 23, was convicted of luring a teenage girl at knifepoint to a bush in Mankweng and raping her on 3 December.

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