Principal arrested for alleged rape of teen pupil

2017-06-19 22:53


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Tzaneen - Police have arrested a former principal for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl in Lorraine village in Sekororo last week.

Police spokesperson colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the former principal allegedly told the girl he wanted to give her a message.

"Subsequently, he took her to his home in Loraine village where on arrival he raped her," Ngoepe said.

The pupil opened a case and the suspect was later arrested, he said.

He appeared briefly at Lenyenye Magistrate's court on Monday afternoon. He is due to appear again on Tuesday morning.

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