5 life terms for man who repeatedly raped his stepdaughter since she was 4

2019-05-29 15:25
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A man who repeatedly raped his stepdaughter over a period of 11 years was given five life sentences by the Richards Bay Regional Court this week.

The man raped his stepdaughter on several occasions since she was 4 years old in 2005 until 2016, when he was arrested.

According to police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala, the 38-year-old man was also given a five-year sentence for sexually assaulting the girl's 11-year-old friend during a visit in 2016. 

He cannot be named to protect the identity of his minor stepdaughter.

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