Father behind bars for raping daughter

2014-10-17 19:06

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Johannesburg - A father was sentenced to 25 years in prison in the Tsomo Regional Court for raping his daughter, Eastern Cape police said on Friday.

"A 66-year-old father was sentenced to undergo 25 years' imprisonment for raping his 10-year-old biological daughter," spokesperson Jackson Manatha said.

The rape occurred on 25 December 2011 at the Nyulula Village near Ngqamakhwe.

The mother found the man raping the child when she returned from a party.

A case of rape was opened at Ngqamakhwe police station and was then handed over to the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit (FCS) of Butterworth.

The child informed police that it was the seventh time that her father had raped her.

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