Man jailed for 25 years for raping girl, 13

2015-07-14 12:35

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Johannesburg - A 31-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison by the Butterworth Regional Court for raping a 13-year-old girl, Eastern Cape police said on Tuesday.

Siyakudumisa Ntengo went to the homestead of the victim at Hewu location, Cegcuwana Village, Butterworth on October 25 2013 at about 04:00, spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha said.

"He dragged the victim to his home at Mphesheya location, Cegcuwana village, where he repeatedly raped the victim."

A rape case was opened and investigated by the Butterworth Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit.

Ntengo was later arrested, charged and tried.

He was found guilty and sentenced on Monday.

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