17 black rapists, including 88-year old, convicted

rape3Seventeen men have been jailed for various sexual offences in the Eastern Cape, police said on Thursday.

The sentences were all handed down last week, spokesman Thulani Mbambala said in a statement.

One of the culprits, 88-year-old Ntakopo Desi from Lusikisiki, was given a 10-year prison term for the rape of a 72-year-old woman.

The suspects were aged between 17 and 88. In another case 48-year-old Mbulelo Ntapo from Butterworth was given a 10-year jail sentence for the rape of a 13-year-old girl.

Lungile Ndululo, 37, from Grahamstown was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment for raping a 42-year-old woman. – Sapa