Man gets life in jail for raping a four-year-old

By Drum Digital
08 May 2013

A 30-year-old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for raping a four-year-old girl, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Wednesday.

Captain Thulani Zwane said Ngangetshe Sibongiseni Mhlongo was sentenced by the Esikhawini Regional Court on Tuesday.

"The accused raped the girl and gave her 50 cents in order for her to keep quiet," he said.

The girl had stayed with him with two other girls fetched his cattle.

"When the two girls arrived back, they found their friend crying. They quickly took her to her mother at home, and the matter was reported to the police," said Mlongo.

-by Sapa

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