Child Rape: Dad to be examined

2013-04-20 00:00

THE trial of a 32-year-old Pietermaritzburg man, who faces a rape charge in the regional court for allegedly performing oral sex on his seven-year-old stepson, was adjourned yesterday pending a psychologist’s report.

Charges have meanwhile been provisionally withdrawn in the magistrate’s court against another father, a resident of Dambuza, who was charged with the rape of his six-year-old daughter.

Weekend Witness was told the child is undergoing counseling.

She has to date been unable to make a statement to the police about the alleged rape.

— Witness Reporter.

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