Teen arrested for raping 3-year-old girl

2014-03-05 10:13
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Johannesburg - A 16-year-old youth was arrested for allegedly raping a 3-year-old girl at the Jabulani hostel in Soweto, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.

The girl was playing with other children when the youth allegedly took her to the toilet and raped her on Tuesday night, said Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela.

"Her parents came into the toilet and found the man raping her," said Makhubela.

She was taken for medical care.

The youth was arrested and taken to a place of safety.

He would appear in the Protea Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

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