Uncle escapes life term for child rape

2008-05-14 00:00

A man who raped his 11-year-old niece in July 2006 yesterday escaped a term of life imprisonment and was jailed for 16 years for the crime by high court Judge Piet Koen.

The court heard that since his imprisonment he has joined the Zionist church movement to make amends for his action. He also has had no formal education.

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