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7-Year-Old Girl Points Out Man Who Raped And Gave Her R10 For Silence

“They confronted him and the police were called, while the minor was taken to a nearby medical centre for treatment.”

The Ermelo Regional Court in Mpumalanga has convicted and sentenced Nkosinathi Thwala, 38, to life in prison for raping a seven-year-old girl.

Monica Nyuswa, Mpumalanga’s spokesman for the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), stated that the rape occurred in March 2019.

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“The victim was on her way home from school when the accused (Thwala) called her into his shack. He raped her and gave her a R10 note,” said Nyuswa.

When the victim finally arrived home, her mother discovered she was holding a R10 note.

When questioned, the small girl told her mother that she had been raped by the man who had given her the money.

“She further told her mother that she could point to the man who raped her and the place where he resides. The victim’s parents went to look for the accused and found him in his shack,” said Nyuswa.

“They confronted him and the police were called, while the minor was taken to a nearby medical centre for treatment.”

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“She further told her mother that she could point to the man who raped her and the place where he resides. The victim’s parents went to look for the accused and found him in his shack,” said Nyuswa.

“They confronted him and the police were called, while the minor was taken to a nearby medical centre for treatment.”

Thwala pled not guilty and rejected the allegations levelled against him.

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Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
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