Bronville man arrested for raping an eight-year-old girl

South African Police Service

Bronville man arrested for raping an eight-year-old girl
Bronville man arrested for raping an eight-year-old girl

An eight-year-old girl was raped by a neighbour who forced her into a shack where he strangled and raped her.

The suspect was arrested and will appear in court on Monday 27 February 2023.

On 24 February 2023 at about 14:25, an eight-year-old girl was at the back of their house when the suspect snatched her to his shack house and strangled her. She was undressed and raped by this suspect.

Information was followed regarding the whereabouts of the alleged rapist in Oppenheimer Park, Thabong.

The community apprehended the suspect when Thabong SAPS arrived. A 25-year-old suspect was arrested for rape.

The victim was taken to Bongani Hospital for medical treatment.

The suspect will appear on 27 February 2023 in Welkom Magistrate Court.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service