ARTICLES RELATING TO SOWETO RAPE VIDEO

Charges dropped against rape accused teen

2012-09-06 21:44

Charges have been dropped against a Soweto teenager accused of being one of a group who allegedly raped a mentally impaired girl.

One of gang rape accused goes free

2012-06-20 12:51

One of the men accused of gang raping a mentally impaired girl has been freed by the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court due to a lack of evidence while two others have been released on bail.

Grisly gang rape video case back on

2012-06-20 09:12

Four boys and three men accused of gang-raping a mentally impaired 17-year-old are expected back in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court.

Boy, 13, in court for gang rape

2012-05-17 09:32

A 13-year-old boy, allegedly involved in the gang rape of a 17-year-old mentally impaired Soweto girl, will appear in Roodepoort Magistrate's Court.

Rape video: Teen's 'kidnapper' may walk

2012-05-04 13:20

Charges against a man accused of kidnapping and raping a Soweto teenager, also the victim of a video-taped gang rape, have been provisionally withdrawn with no reasons given.

Rape video: Accused not charged with rape

2012-05-03 15:36
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Four minors accused of gang raping a 17-year-old mentally impaired Soweto girl have been granted bail and have not been charged with rape.

NPA: Rape minors face full prosecution

2012-04-25 14:55

Three of the four minors accused of gang-rape will face full prosecution in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court, says the NPA.

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Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has visited the home of the Soweto teenager who was gang-raped and pleaded with the community not to be angry with her mother and to protect her.

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Gang-raped teen's mom a victim too – Mthethwa

2012-04-24 20:10

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has visited the home of the Soweto teenager who was gang-raped and pleaded with the community not to be angry with her mother and to protect her.

Tragedy of a girl called 'Jackpot'

2012-04-22 18:00

The Gauteng teen whose ordeal at the hands of a gang of rapists was recorded on a cellphone, goes by the name "Jackpot".

Rape accused 'visibly shaken' in court

2012-04-20 15:12
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The 37-year-old man accused of kidnapping and raping a mentally challenged Soweto girl was visibly shaken at his court appearance.

Soweto gang rape accused in court

2012-04-20 12:39

A man implicated in the gang rape of a Soweto teenager has appeared in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court despite earlier confusion about whether he would appear.

Video gang rape case postponed

2012-04-19 13:03

The case against seven people accused of gang-raping a mentally ill Soweto teenager has been postponed for further investigation, the NPA says.

Rapists don’t drop from the sky - MEC

2012-04-18 23:01

In the wake of the gang rape of a Gauteng girl, which was recorded with a cellphone, the province's community safety MEC has issued a stark reminder about the attackers.

Soweto gang rape victim found

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

Boys videotape horrific gang rape

2012-04-18 08:10
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A shocking video has emerged in which seven boys aged between 14 and 20 gang-rape an abducted 17-year-old girl, ignoring her pleas to them to stop.

 

Rape case: Audio footage breached code

2012-06-21 22:28

Audio footage broadcast of a teenage girl's gang rape contravened the Broadcasting Code, the BCCSA has ruled.

Protest at court over gang rape video

2012-06-20 12:46

DA supporters have protested outside the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court where three men and four boys appeared for gang raping a mentally impaired girl.

Gang rape accused boy sent for assessment

2012-05-17 12:36

The 13-year-old boy accused of participating in the gang rape of a Soweto teenage girl has been sent for psychiatric assessment, the National Prosecuting Authority says.

Gang-raped teen's mom goes home

2012-05-11 18:31

The mother of a Soweto teenager filmed being gang raped has returned to her home from an abused women's centre, says an official.

Not charging minors with rape 'not to do with age'

2012-05-03 22:27

The State advocate says the decision not to charge the four minors accused of gang raping a 17-year-old mentally impaired Soweto girl has nothing to do with their ages.

Minors in court over gang rape video

2012-05-03 13:06

The bail application of four minors who were arrested after the gang rape of a 17-year-old mentally impaired Soweto girl, has started in camera.

One of gang rape accused aged 13

2012-04-25 12:24

It has emerged that four of the accused in the gang rape case underway in the Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court are minors, with one of them being 13-years-old.

Gang rape accused back in court

2012-04-25 09:28

Seven people, including two minors, will appear in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on charges of gang-raping a 17-year-old mentally handicapped girl from Soweto. The incident was also filmed.

Unite against crime, abuse - Mokonyane

2012-04-23 07:34

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has told a prayer gathering organised in the wake of a video of a teenager's gang rape, that women should liberate their streets by reclaiming them from criminals.

Soweto rape case on hold

2012-04-20 21:49

A man accused of kidnapping and raping a Soweto teenager, who is also the victim of a video-taped gang rape, has appeared in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court.

Gang rape accused are 'good boys'

2012-04-20 14:23
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Friends and relatives of seven young men accused of gang raping a teenage girl cannot believe that their "kind-hearted" boys have been accused of the horrendous crime.

8th gang rape suspect due in court

2012-04-20 07:49

The eighth man arrested in connection with the gang rape of a Soweto teenager is expected to appear in court after he was found holding the teen against her will.

7 due in court over gang rape of teen

2012-04-19 07:47

Seven people - two of them minors - accused of gang raping a Soweto teenager are expected to appear in Roodepoort Magistrate's Court, as the outcry over the incident continues to mount.

8th suspect held for gang rape video

2012-04-18 14:38

A man has been arrested for abducting the 17-year-old girl who was gang-raped in a video that went viral. He could also face a rape charge.

Cops search for gang rape video victim

2012-04-18 10:12
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Gauteng police say they are working around the clock to track down the 17-year-old girl who was gang raped by seven boys, as public outcry over the incident grows.

 
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