A man from Hartswater in the Northern Cape has been arrested for allegedly raping his 14-year-old niece.
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CAPE TOWN – A man from Hartswater in the Northern Cape has been arrested for allegedly raping his 14-year-old niece.
The 46-year-old was arrested on Tuesday.
“Police in Hartswater are investigating a case of rape after a 46-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his niece.
“The incident happened in a township near Hartswater. The suspect is expected to appear before the Hartswater Magistrates Court,” says police spokesperson, Lieutenant-Colonel Dimakatso Mooi.
In December last year, a 14-year-old girl was raped, allegedly by a man posing as a traditional healer in Hartswater. The incident occurred in the Molelema village.
Additional reporting by Shamiela Fisher.
(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)
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