Teen girl's rapists get life in jail

2016-04-11 11:22


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Bloemfontein – Two men who raped a 15-year-old Bloemfontein girl were each sentenced to life imprisonment, Free State police said on Monday.  

Thabo Letseka, 30, and Moyeni Xhuma, 22, were sentenced by the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court last week, Sergeant Ikobeng Hlubi said.  

The men raped the girl in 2013. They stopped her while she was walking home from school with her friends. They chased her friends away and dragged her to a shack in the Namibia informal settlement in Bloemfontein, where they raped her.  

"Two years later, thanks to the good work done by the police and investigating officer, Detective Constable Mamotshidisi Phiri of Mangaung Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit, justice has been served for the victim," said provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Thabethe Mpembe. 

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