Seven to appear for Soweto teen gang rape

2012-04-19 06:40

Seven people, two of them minors, accused of gang raping a Soweto teenager are expected to appear in Roodepoort Magistrates Court today.

The men and boys, who matched the descriptions of the rapists seen in a video recording of the attack, were arrested in Dobsonville on Tuesday.

The video of the rape of the 17-year-old girl went “viral” on the internet yesterday and was one of the main topics trending on the social networking site Twitter.

The girl went missing on March 21 and was found in a man’s house in Braamfischerville yesterday.

This man was the eighth person arrested in connection with the crime.

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