Boy, 10, raped by 5 men

2017-01-30 16:03

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Welkom - A 10-year-old boy from Thabong, Welkom, who was playing with friends in a dam on Sunday was raped by five unknown men.

Sergeant Mamello Mokhuoane said the boy and his friends were swimming when five men with dogs approached them, Netwerk24 reported.

The boy's friends ran away from the men, but Mokhuoane said the boy was stuck in mud and the men dragged him out of the water.

He was forced to hold on to a pole while the men raped him.

After the rape he managed to flee and get help.

The boy was then taken to the Bongani Hospital where police were called.

Five counts of rape are being investigated against the men.

Police have appealed to the community for assistance in their investigation.
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