Man in court for raping girl, 15

2014-09-21 15:38
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Johannesburg - A 20-year-old man is expected to appear in the Dutywa Magistrate's Court for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl, Eastern Cape police said on Sunday.

The man was arrested on Friday and charged with statutory rape, Captain Jackson Manatha said.

"The victim who is the girlfriend of the suspect claimed that the suspect had sex with her on the 12 September 2014 at Govan Mbeki township, Dutywa."

The man, who faces a charge of rape, is expected in court on Monday.

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