Teen rape accused 'mentally unfit'

2013-02-13 08:26

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Durban - The Mtunzini Magistrate’s Court has declared a teenager accused of raping an 8-year-old girl in April last year unfit to stand trial.

The boy, who was evaluated by three psychologists, will be admitted to a mental institution, said Natasha Ramkisson, provincial spokesperson for the National Prosecuting Authority.

The 15-year-old was accused of raping the girl in a sugarcane field, gouging out her eye, biting her on the neck and leaving her for dead.

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