Rapist's mom washes girl with Dettol

2012-09-20 08:36
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Cape Town - After a 7-year-old girl was raped in Langa, the mother of the rapist allegedly cleaned the child with Dettol to protect her son.

Eyewitness News reported that the mother of the victim was angry because her daughter had not received any counselling following the attack in August.

The suspect was a 26-year-old local man.

The mother of the raped girl said her daughter was extremely traumatised by the rape and lived in fear.

“My child says she [the suspect’s mother] cleaned her with Dettol, saying she didn’t want people to know.”

Police were investigating the matter.

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