Bail for teacher accused of raping pupil

2013-11-20 15:08

A teacher accused of raping a 13-year-old pupil has been granted R2 000 bail by the Lehurutshe Magistrates’ Court.

The teacher, from Dinokana village near Zeerust, North West, would be back in court on January 29, said Captain Pelonomi Makau.

On November 6, he allegedly asked the girl to stay behind after school ended, took her to the school’s toilets and allegedly raped her.

Makau said the rape was confirmed when the girl was taken to a hospital.

The following day the school’s principal reportedly took the teacher to a police station.

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