ARTICLES RELATING TO RAPE

Rape case against officer to go on

2016-06-16 10:00

A Pietermaritzburg policeman charged with raping a sex worker in 2013 will have to lead evidence in his defence after a regional magistrate yesterday refused to acquit him at the end of the state’s case.

Stanford graduation ceremony overshadowed by rape case

2016-06-13 07:07

Prestigious Stanford University's commencement was overshadowed by a sex assault case that prompted a brief protest by students.

Rape and murder suspect held after swift work by cop

2016-05-17 10:41

Flawless detective work by a Nottingham Road officer led to the arrest of a man suspected of a gruesome rape and murder on the weekend.

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WATCH: Rubber bullets, tear gas and frantic cries at Rhodes University

Students at Rhodes University and police were engaged in tense confrontations on Wednesday.

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54-year-old Namibian woman accused of raping teenage boy

2016-04-11 12:22

A 54-year-old woman from the Outapi region of Namibia has allegedly raped a 16-year-old boy, a report says.

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March planned for slain Sinoxolo Mafevuka

The Social Justice Coalition is planning a march in Town Two, Khayelitsha following the murder of Sinoxolo Mafevuka. Her half-clothed body was found dumped in a toilet 13 days ago.

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Man files R1 million damages claim after wrongful arrest for rape

2016-03-02 11:17

A man who alleges he spent 62 days in jail after he was falsely accused by a Kokstad policewoman of raping her, has filed a damages claim for R1 million against the state.

85-year-old Kenyan woman raped, injured by grandson

2016-02-24 13:30

An 85-year-old woman in Kakamega County in Kenya is nursing wounds sustained after her step-grandson attacked and raped her, according to a report.

Mourning widow forced to listen as gang rapes teen daughter

2016-02-04 10:57

A Mpumalanga man, who was found guilty of participating in two armed robberies that left a 16-year-old girl and a 31-year-old woman suffering from gang rape trauma, has been sentenced to life imprisonment.

Alleged rapist held hours after incident

2015-12-10 10:00

Quick work by a private security company led to the arrest of an alleged rapist four hours after the crime was committed in Thornville.

 

Suspect in 2014 rape, murder case to undergo mental assessment

2016-06-15 11:20

The Pietermaritzburg man charged with the 2014 rape and murder of his girlfriend Letisha Naidoo (20), whose body was disposed of in a sewer, will be delayed indefinitely while he undergoes a mental assessment.

Man ‘pointed to body’

2016-06-08 13:07

Pietermaritzburg man Christopher Sabbadu (24) on Tuesday denied his involvement in the rape and murder of his girlfriend, Letisha Naidoo (20), whose body was recovered from a sewer canal in Northdale.

Man arrested for alleged rape of 17 year-old school girl

2016-04-23 18:40

A 27 year-old man has been arrested for the alleged rape of a 17 year-old school girl, in Dutywa, police said on Saturday.

Ugandan man jailed for fathering twins with teenage daughter

2016-04-14 13:34

A 47-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment in Uganda after he was found guilty of raping his 15-year-old daughter and getting her pregnant, a report says.

Zim grandpa jailed for using granddaughter as 'sex slave'

2016-03-17 12:56

An elderly Zimbabwean man has been sentenced to 13 years in jail after he was found guilty of using his 13-year-old granddaughter as a "sex slave" and impregnating her in the process.

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Family expresses devastation over Sinoxolo Mafevuka's killing

Nine days after murdered Sinoxolo Mafevuka's body was found in a communal toilet, the police visited her family. Watch.

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5 apps you can use to report rape

2016-03-01 14:56

According to Rape Crisis.org, 147 rapes per day are reported to the SAPS. Some studies estimate the number of rapes to be much higher, since all rapes are not reported. Here are some apps to help victims with the reporting process.

Man in court for 14 rapes

2016-02-10 21:12

A 26-year-old man accused of raping 14 women in Mpumalanga will appear in the Mapulaneng Magistrate's Court in Bushbuckridge.

New research may reveal the true extent of statutory rape in SA

2015-12-17 15:00

Mzanzi Magic’s recent “Our Perfect Wedding” saga thrust statutory rape into the spotlight but just how many cases of statutory rape are brought before the courts each year in South Africa is anyone’s guess.

What to do if you are raped

2015-12-04 15:39

Do you know what to do after you have been raped? Knowing your rights and where to go could go a long way in your recovery. Rape Crisis shows you the steps.

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