Rape of woman and severe assault of husband, 3 men sentenced

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Rape of woman and severe assault of husband, 3 men sentenced
Rape of woman and severe assault of husband, 3 men sentenced

On 23 July 2020, the Carnarvon Regional Court found three males guilty of raping a woman and assaulting her husband with sharp objects.

The incident occurred on 16 July 2017, in Vosburg. The accused entered the couple’s shanty demanding money and liquor. When they could not get what they demanded, the suspects started assaulting the husband and one of them raped the wife. All three fled the scene and were unknown at the time of the incident.

On 25 July 2017, the suspects were arrested after a thorough investigation conducted by Sergeant Floris Fritz. Bail was successfully opposed and the accused has since been in custody. They were found guilty and sentenced as follows;

First accused, Mervyn Jane aged 27 years was handed 15 years imprisonment.
Second accused, Andries George aged 31 years old sentenced to six years imprisonment for assault GBH.
Third accused, Christow De Wee aged 28 years old was sentenced to six year imprisonment.

The District Commander of Pixley Ka Seme, Brigadier Nomana Adonis commended Sergeant Floris Fritz for his persistence and dedication that ensured that justice prevails.

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