A 26 year old father sentenced to 8 years imprisonment

A 26 year old father accused of raping his minor daughter was sentenced to 8 years imprisonment by Mothibistad regional court on the 13th June 2023. Police spokesperson intern Refilwe Tau says the court heard that the 4 year old female victim was raped by the accused who is her father. Tau says the incident happened on the 15th October 2019, the mother of the child reported the incident to the police and the rape was confirmed and the suspect was arrested. The district commissioner of John Taolo Gaetsewe district major general Johnny Besnaar commended the investigating officer constable Kentse Eunice Mokgosi for the meticulous investigation which resulted in the incarceration of the perpetrator. He says police will continuously strive to eradicate and prevent such heinous acts perpetrated against vulnerable children. 

Journalist: Tsosangkgotla Mararang
Email: tsosan@radioriverside.co.za

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