Man imprisoned for ten years

2017-04-12 06:02

A 38-year-old man of Bloemfontein was sentenced to ten years imprisonment for rape by the Bloemfontein Regional Court.

He was sentenced after being convicted recently.

The court found the accused guilty of raping a 15-year-old girl in May last year. The accused is related to the victim.

The victim testified that the accused had threatened her and instructed her not to scream.

She was raped in a toilet, situated outside the house.

She told the court that she was on her way out of the toilet when the accused pushed her back into the cubicle, pressed her against the wall and raped her.

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