Premier shocked at girl's rape

2013-03-08 21:01
Thandi Modise (Picture: Beeld)

Thandi Modise (Picture: Beeld)

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Johannesburg - North West Premier Thandi Modise expressed shock on Friday at the rape of a 12-year-old girl.

"Though it served him right that the teenager bit off his tongue, the heartless criminal should be apprehended and removed from society," Modise said in a statement.

"He should pay for the trauma and ordeal that he put the young girl through in his quest to satisfy his lust."

The girl was abducted and raped on Sunday in Tlhabane, near Rustenburg in North West, while on her way to church with a friend.

Police said that, according to her friend, the rapist told the girl he knew her mother and would give her a lift.

He then drove her to the area where he raped her.

She bit his tongue when he tried to kiss her.

She was found on Monday morning around 07:00 and was taken to hospital.

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