Man gets life for raping, impregnating niece

2017-07-10 21:53


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Johannesburg – A man who was found guilty of raping and impregnating his niece has been sentenced to life imprisonment in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.

Johannesburg central police spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele said the 41-year-old man was sentenced on Friday after he was convicted of raping his 12-year-old niece in Mayfair in February 2016.

Mbele said the girl's mother took her to the hospital after she noticed that the girl's stomach had started to swell.

Doctors confirmed that she was pregnant.  

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