Sangoma rapist sentenced to life

By Drum Digital
11 July 2013

Sangoma, Nakhehle Dumba,  has been sentenced to life imprisonment  for raping two teenage girls by the Mthatha Magistrate, reported Sapa. According to reports by Sapa, the girls' parents took them to Dumba for treatment, but he raped them three times and hit them with a sjambok. Giving their evidence in court, the teenage girls disclosed that following their ordeal they were unable to walk and one of them has since had gynaecological complications," said NPA , spokesman Luxolo Tyali.

NPA welcomed the sentence.

"We strongly believe that this sentence will go a long way in showing rapists that the courts will not tolerate their actions towards women and children no matter what position they hold in society."

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