Rape of girl (7), man sentenced to 20 years imprisonment

South African Police Service

Rape of girl (7), man sentenced to 20 years imprisonment
Rape of girl (7), man sentenced to 20 years imprisonment

The Tsomo Regional Magistrate’s Court sentenced a 30 year old Sive Bakubaku to undergo 20 years imprisonment for a rape of a 7 year old girl. The accused was sentenced today Tuesday, 09 October 2018 at Tsomo.

It is alleged that the victim was left by her mother on 12 October 2016, when the mother went to church. The victim was playing with other children on the date in question at about 12:00, when the accused called her to his house. He put her on his bed and started to rape her.

The rape was committed at Lambatha locality, Nqayi Village, Nqamakwe. When the mother of the victim returned from church, the victim broke the silence and told her mother that she had been raped by the accused.

Butterworth Cluster Commander Brigadier Ngangema Xakavu has welcomed the sentence.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service