Man jailed for 20 years for raping boy, 9

2016-06-28 22:26
FILE: Children's Court (Picture: Volksblad)

FILE: Children's Court (Picture: Volksblad)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Butterworth - A farm worker was jailed for 20 years for raping a nine-year-old boy, by the Butterworth Regional Court on Tuesday, Eastern Cape police said.

The 36-year-old worked as a shepherd on the farm Madasa, near Butterworth, Captain Jackson Manatha said in a statement.

The boy, from Zizamele, Butterworth, visited him on 13 November 2015. The man raped him after telling him it was too late to return home.

The boy told his mother about the rape the following morning.

Read more on:    east london  |  crime

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Financial advisors – Do you need one and should you get one?

The good, the bad, and everything else you need to know when considering hiring a financial advisor.


Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.