Trio found guilty of gang-rape, sentenced to 20 years in jail

2012-10-19 00:00

THREE men who robbed a couple on the N2 and gang-raped the woman on September 22 this year, were each effectively jailed for 20 years yesterday.

According to evidence, the couple, carrying shopping bags, were waiting for transport to go home under the Umhlali bridge on the N2 at 6.30 pm when they were accosted by the men. The men said in statements read to court by their legal aid lawyer, Ishi Khan, that three of them had threatened the couple with knives and demanded valuables.

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