Ex-cop jailed for raping daughter

2012-03-27 21:39

Johannesburg - A former Limpopo police constable was jailed for 10 years by the Tzaneen Regional Court on Tuesday for raping his daughter, Limpopo police said.

Terrence Mohale, who was stationed at Modjadjiskloof near Tzaneen, was convicted of raping his 23-year-old daughter between 2007 and 2011, Lieutenant Colonel Mohale Ramatseba said in a statement.

Mohale told his daughter he would kill her if she told anyone, Ramatseba said.

  • Luviwe - 2012-03-27 23:14

    Sometimes you cannot understand these sentrnces, is it not a mimimum of 15 years for RAPE. Let alone that this young woman looked up to her father for protection. DISGUSTING

      TaniaSandraSteyn - 2012-03-27 23:21

      I agree, Luviwe. It is even more disgusting if a family member is responsible for raping you. I hope he gets his just deserts.

      Luviwe - 2012-03-27 23:45

      Tania is there no way that as a member of the public through the Public Protector's office a recourse can be found at least for a minimum sentence in cases like these. What I fail to understand the constitution in clear about the punishment. Justice should prevail in these circumstances.

  • Maurice Kam - 2012-03-28 04:31

    guys please this ist a grammar class, we talking about a father who raped his own daughter, my question is how come a 23 years old can be raped by her own father? and not once but many time. 2007 and 2011, something was fishy, i also wanna ask you readers, is every sex entercourse between father and daughter rape? or its called rape only when one clumb ON without the other parti concern or agreement.

      Rob - 2012-03-28 07:09

      Between father & daughter, Maurice, there should be no " climbing ON. " Incest, finish & klaar.

      Jayson - 2012-03-28 07:21

      Maurice. Let's talk about that grammar school you mentioned!!. Rape is rape, no matter how you look at it. Not cool.

      Brigitte - 2012-03-28 08:59

      I actually can't believe you asked that question! You have no idea the level of control an abuser has. This is why a man can rape his wife and she will never tell a soul. And gross man - it's father and daughter! Would you have sex with your daughter?????

  • hmoagi - 2012-03-28 05:37

    Im the one who examined the victim. Ten years is too little especially for cop and father who was supposed to protect his family and the community.

  • Mpho Ramokoka - 2012-03-28 06:06

    what is the world coming into, daddy raping daughter, what happened to protecting your kids against such things, the dude is disgusting, he deserves to be in jail, let him get a taste of his own medicine in jail. irresponsible $hit.

      Thandekile Pokolo - 2012-03-28 07:59

      how can u sentence him 10year after he rape plz give him all the rapist 25years up wards

  • Fredster - 2012-03-28 07:01

    To endure 4 years of hell and he gets 10 years....death sentence please

  • Den - 2012-03-28 11:40

    ok mr maurice, you sound you climb on family members often, not good, you seem the movie wrong turn? sounds like your family...

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