Child sex case to be transferred

2013-07-06 14:15


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Cape Town - Five people will go on trial in the Cape Town Regional Court for allegedly selling a teenage girl for sex, the Weekend Argus reported on Saturday.

According to the report, four women and a man appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Friday, where they were told to appear on 26 July, for a regional court date to be set.

One is the girl's mother and the man is her stepfather.

According to the report, the State alleges that the mother sexually groomed her 13-year-old daughter over a period of time before pimping the child to the stepfather; and was allegedly present during most of the incidents.

The girl was reportedly taken by various people to bushes or a park to be raped, at a cost of between R20 and R1 000 a time.

The group face charges of rape, sexual exploitation and human trafficking.

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