18 years imprisonment for the rape of girl (13), Bethelsdorp

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18 years imprisonment for the rape of girl (13), Bethelsdorp
18 years imprisonment for the rape of girl (13), Bethelsdorp

On the 6 August 2018, Xolani Mnika (38) was sentenced in the Port Elizabeth Regional court to 18 years imprisonment for the rape of a 13 year old victim from Moeggesukkel in the Bethelsdorp area.

On 7 June 2017, the victim was alone at home with her sister when the accused called her to go with him to the crèche to fetch his kids.

On the way, while walking in the bushes, he raped her. On 12 June 2017, he was arrested at his house in Moeggesukkel by FCS members.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service