2 jailed for life for raping teen

2013-08-27 20:30

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Johannesburg - Two men were sentenced to life in jail by the Polokwane Regional Court for raping a teenage girl in Limpopo in 2009, police said on Tuesday.

"The 18-year-old girl was on her way home when she was attacked and dragged to a nearby mountain where she was raped and assaulted by the two men," said police spokesperson Ronel Otto.

The men left the girl unconscious and with injuries all over her body, she said.

"When she regained consciousness, she managed to go to a local clinic where she received treatment for her injuries."

Otto said she was taken to the Mankweng hospital where it was confirmed that she had been raped.

Police arrested Elvis Modula, 26, a day after the rape and his accomplice Jackie Sekhwela in 2010.

"Modula was sentenced to life in prison in May this year, while Sekhwela was sentenced on Monday," Otto said.

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