Soweto teen arrested for rape

2011-10-19 10:42

A teenager has been arrested for allegedly raping a Grade R pupil in Zola, Soweto, police said today.

Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said the 14-year-old boy was arrested around midnight.

The five-year-old girl did not return from school yesterday afternoon, and the mother went looking for her.

“The girl told her mother she was stopped from going home by the teenager. He undressed her and raped her.”

Makhubela said this happened in an empty classroom. The boy ran away.

He would appear in the Protea Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

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