Father who impregnated daughter three times appeals sentence

By Faeza
27 January 2016


An Mpumalanga minibus taxi owner who raped and repeatedly impregnated his daughter since she was 11 is appealing his life sentence.

The 57-year-old, who may not be named to protect his daughter’s identity, appeared in the Nelspruit Regional Court on Tuesday.

In December, Magistrate Vanessa Joubert found him guilty of rape and of assaulting his wife.

He was arrested in March 2012, after the girl and her mother escaped from him and broke their silence.

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