Soweto gang rape victim found

2012-04-18 12:51
Johannesburg - A 17-year-old Soweto girl who was filmed being gang-raped by a group of boys has been found.

The girl was reported missing by her mother three weeks ago. She is apparently at Dobsonville police station, EWN tweeted.

The gang rape was captured on a 10-minute cellphone video which has gone viral, EWN reported. It is believed the girl was abducted and kept as a sex slave.

Seven boys, between the ages of 14 and 20, were arrested on Tuesday and will appear in court on Thursday.

It is unclear whether she was drugged in the video, or is mentally disabled.

Meanwhile, South Africans have taken to social networks to express their outrage at the incident. The hashtag #rapevideo is currently the top trending topic on Twitter in South Africa.

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