Man gets double life for raping neices

2012-11-23 14:14

Johannesburg - A 21-year-old man has been given two life sentences for the rape of his two nieces, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Friday.

The man was convicted and sentenced on Wednesday in the Eshowe Regional Court.

The girls, aged 7 and 8, were raped at the Matsheketsheni Reserve, Sundumbili on 13 March, while their mother was away.

The uncle was arrested on the same day the incident was reported.

The KwaZulu-Natal provincial commissioner, Lieutenant General Mmamonnye Ngobeni, welcomed the sentence.

"This will send a strong message to other culprits who target vulnerable women and children," she said.

  • thadelphukem.completely - 2012-11-23 14:20

    Fantastic news!!! Justice is finally served... My heart and thoughts go out to the victims, i pray they'll someday put this nightmare behind them...

      christopher.shining - 2012-11-23 14:29

      Kill him...stop wasting tax payers money of pigs.

  • lumka.asiya - 2012-11-23 14:26

    this will send a strong message to other rapists. he must rot in jail i hope he will be rapped as well.

  • bevan.carpenter.1 - 2012-11-23 14:37

    the fact that our schooling is ranked in the lower 10% worldwide is a definite contributor in situations like these, absolute moral decay

  • michael.bushes.5 - 2012-11-23 14:40

    Racial profiling is important in combatting all forms of crime, so as to mobilise correct amounts of SKILLED police resources to particular areas.

  • margaret.holmes.5836 - 2012-11-23 14:54

    Man gets double life for raping neices. Really - at least spell the headline correctly!

  • gerald.mphuthi - 2012-11-23 14:54

    ''Man gets double life for raping neices'' err....'xcuse me ....but is that the same thing as nieces ?

  • avanwyk2 - 2012-11-23 16:08

    If you cannot spell do not write for news24

  • leandra.brikwa - 2012-11-23 16:19


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  • richard.madhopershad - 2012-11-23 18:59

    pathetic reporter... cant spell!!

  • gi.d.esilva.1 - 2012-11-23 19:52

    It's guys like this man that makes me sick to my stomach. They should bring back the death penalty for rapists and murderers!!

  • bmaestro - 2012-11-23 21:16

    perverted bastard.what exactly do you see on a 7year old girl..eish some people have demons-this crap aint normal

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