Boy raped by relative

Two men were arrested for sexual assault offences recently in eMzinoni.

In the first incident, a 20-year-old man allegedly raped an eight-year-old boy.

According to the police, they are relatives and are living in the same house.

The boy told his parents who informed the police.

In another incident, a woman was returning home from a tavern when an unknown man confronted and raped her.

Police and the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Department thanked the community, especially the Community Policing Forum, for helping them with information which led to the arrests.

The alleged rapists will appear in court soon.

Also read – “We are tired of uncles who rape us”

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Sifiso Mathebula
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