19-year-old raped

GA-RAPADI — A 23-year-old man was arrested on Sunday 31 March for allegedly raping a 19-year-old girl in Ga-Rapadi Village outside Marken in the Villa Nora policing area.

According to Warrant Officer Frans Mokoena, Lephalale Police Cluster Spokesperson, it is alleged that the 19-year-old girl from Vienna Village was on her way to a tavern in Ga-Rapadi Village when the suspect approached her at the entrance. He allegedly offered her an amount of R1 500 to go out with him but she rejected his offer.

WO Mokoena said that it is alleged that the suspect then forcefully took the victim to nearby bushes where he had sexual intercourse with her without her consent at around 01:00.
She told her parents about the incident and they took her to the clinic in Nkidikitlana Village for a medical examination where after the police were called. A case was opened and the suspect was arrested at his home.

The suspect appeared in the Phalala Magistrate’s Court during the week on a charge of rape but the outcome of the court appearance was not available at the time of going to print.

The suspect appeared in the Phalala Magistrate’s Court during the week on a charge of rape but the outcome of the court appearance was not available at the time of going to print.

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