Mpumalanga cattle herder wanted for allegedly raping 3 boys

2017-01-10 20:18
SA police. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

SA police. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Delmas – Mpumalanga police are searching for a cattle herder who allegedly raped three young boys, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.

The parents of the boys - two aged 7 and one 14, opened cases on Monday afternoon, Colonel Bheki Shazi said.

"It is alleged that the suspect would first give his victims dagga to smoke and alcohol to drink, before sexually abusing each of them. Apparently, these incidents have been taking place in the veld where he was watching the cattle."

One of the parents said she found signs of abuse while bathing her 7-year-old son.

The police’s family violence, child protection and sexual offences unit was investigating.

Read more on:    mbombela  |  crime

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.