Rapist gets three life sentences

2014-09-20 13:20


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Johannesburg - A man was sentenced to three life sentences for rape in the Rustenburg Regional Court, North West police said on Saturday.

"The fight against sexual offences gained another victory when Rustenburg family violence, sexual offences and child protection unit secured three life imprisonments against Simon Molapo," said Captain Pelonomi Makau.

Molapo, 48, was sentenced on four counts of rape and two attempted rape charges.

The crimes were committed between March 2011 and February 2012 in and around Rustenburg.

Molapo allegedly lured the women by offering them work as a domestic worker.

Molapo was arrested in February 2012.

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