Free State man gets life sentence for kidnap, rape of 7-year-old girl

2016-08-31 17:08
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Bloemfontein – A 23-year-old man was given a life sentence for the kidnap and rape of a 7-year-old girl at a graveyard in Bohlokong, Free State police said on Wednesday.

Sekwele Mike Khoane was sentenced on Tuesday by the Bethlehem Magistrate's Court, said Captain Zweli Mohobeleli.

Khoane kidnapped the girl while she was sleeping with her grandmother at their home in Silahliwe informal settlement on November 21, 2015.

He then took her to nearby graveyard and raped her, said Mohobeleli. He was arrested after the girl reported him to the police.  

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