Child rape cover-up: Mother vows to fight

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Section27 has said that, with the court’s intervention, it expected the education authorities and law enforcement agencies to comply with their statutory and constitutional obligations to properly investigate the incidents of sexual abuse. Photo: iStock
Section27 has said that, with the court’s intervention, it expected the education authorities and law enforcement agencies to comply with their statutory and constitutional obligations to properly investigate the incidents of sexual abuse. Photo: iStock

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A woman in North West whose child was allegedly raped by a school caretaker six years ago is taking her fight to court because no action has been taken against the man, who also allegedly sexually assaulted her other minor daughter.

Public interest law centre Section27, representing the Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children, has instituted legal action against the provincial department of education, the primary school’s governing body, the school principal and the police for their inaction in dealing with the matter after it was reported.

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