A man sentenced to life imprisonment after rape


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BY REGINALD KANYANE

A 28 year-old man was sentenced to life imprisonment for rape and robbery North West police spokesperson, Sgt Kelebogile Moleko said the accused raped and robbed a 52 year-old woman off her cellphone in December back in 2014.

“The incident took place at Letlhabile location near Brits. The victim was on her way to workplace when the accused dragged her to the bushes. He threatened her with a knife and raped her.

“The accused was arrested in January 2015 after a thorough investigation by the Brits Cluster Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit (FCS). Upon sentencing the accused, the court declared him unfit to possess a firearm in terms of Section 103 (g) of the Firearms Control Act, 2000 (Act No. 60 of 2000),” she said.

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