A 17 year old arrested for repeatedly raping his aunt

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Tebogo Msimanga |

Loss of morals is a cause for concern in our society. This is witnessed by the arrest of a 17-year-old school-going suspect after he was arrested for allegedly raping his 54-year-old aunt on countless occasions in Molapomogale in Kameelpoort near Vaalbank.

Colonel Donald Mdhluli of Mpumalanga Police said the aunt alleges that the suspect started his evil deeds between April 2022 and early September 2022. “It is further alleged that the victim warned him multiple times to stop his abuse, but the plea reportedly fell on deaf ears. She, therefore, reported the matter to the authorities and the case was assigned to the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit (FCS)”.The case was investigated thereafter the suspect was arrested on Thursday, 22 September 2022.

He appeared in the Mbibana Magistrate’s Court on Friday, 23 September 2022. The case is postponed to Monday, 26 September 2022 meanwhile he was remanded in custody.

The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela has raised a concern regarding cases which happen behind closed doors and go unreported.

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