Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

South Africa

KZN Man Gets Life Jail Term For Repeatedly Raping Niece

KZN man who raped his minor niece a year ago has been jailed for life

South Africa, Durban – A 43-year-old KZN man has been jailed for life, he is being remanded for life because he raped his minor niece repeatedly. His name has been added to the national register for sex offenders.

The suspect, who cannot be named to protect the identity of his 15-year-old niece, was convicted and sentenced this week in the Port Shepstone Regional Court.

According to police, he brutally raped his niece while she was asleep on December 21.

Police said the accused locked all the doors and assaulted and repeatedly raped the victim until he fell asleep.

“The victim managed to escape and seek assistance. A case of rape was opened at Port Shepstone SAPS. The docket was transferred to Port Shepstone Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit, and the accused was placed under arrest.”

He was also declared unfit to possess a firearm.

Speaking about the sentence, KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula, said it would send a strong message to other rapists who victimise defenceless women and children and think that they will get away.

STAY UPDATED! READ:  Malawi Court Says Bushiris’ Arrest Was Illegal, Call For Release


Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You May Also Like

South Africa

South Africa, DURBAN – A 19-year-old has been arrested by the police following a horror crash that claimed the lives of four people in...

South Africa

South Africa, Pretoria: A 23-year-old young man handed himself over to police and confessed to killing the pair, Mpumalanga police spokesperson Colonel Donald Mdhluli...

South Africa

South Africa, Cape Town – About 100 people took part in an anti-gender-based violence protest in front of the paliament building, on Saturday. According...

South Africa

South Africa, Pretoria – A 3-year-old girl died when a fire engulfed her Mpumalanga shack and the mother will face charges of child neglect...