Shock over Welkom child sex video

2012-09-06 08:32

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Bloemfontein - Residents of Welkom have been shocked by a cellphone video showing a 14-year-old girl having sex with a 20-year-old man.

The girl’s 12-year-old friend was apparently told by the man to make the video, reported Volksblad.

The children had been drinking alcohol with the accused at his flat after which they lay down on a bed because they felt ill.

The man then came in and said he wanted to kiss and cuddle with the victim. The younger girl was told to record his actions.

The man was arrested after the younger girl showed the video to friends at school and the principal called the police.

Neither the girl nor her friend were apparently able to remember the events of the night before.

The prosecutor in the case said the principal had acted correctly by calling the police.

The girls unwittingly also committed an offence in making and distributing the video but would probably only be told to undergo therapy and behavioural programmes.

The man was arrested.

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