President Nelson Mandela’s grandson remains in police custody after the rape case against him was postponed in the Johannesburg Magistrates Court on Monday.
The 24-year-old Mbuso Mandela is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl, and was arrested at the weekend … Read the rest
Girl pupils in farming communities bunk school not out of choice but out of fear of being robbed, assaulted and raped on their way to and from school, a survey has revealed.
They live far from their schools and have … Read the rest
A Swedish girl who says she was raped by a 27-year-old man when she was just 13 has lost her appeal against his acquittal after a court ruled that the man could not have known she was under age because … Read the rest
A Johannesburg primary school teacher has been charged with attempted murder after the HIV-positive man allegedly raped two schoolboys.
The 44-year-old black teacher, who worked at Soweto’s Sediba-Thuto Primary school until he was fired in February, briefly appeared at the … Read the rest
Two black men, aged 51 and 61, have been arrested in Koster for allegedly raping a 10-year-old relative, North West police confirmed on Sunday.
“The incident happened between 3 and 20 June 2014, at Senthumule, Koster,” said Colonel Sabata Mokgwabone.… Read the rest
A former gardener at the Lesedi Day Care Centre in Floors was on Thursday found guilty of sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl in the centre’s bathroom.
Cedric Golding, 31, a coloured man on Thursday appeared in the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court’s … Read the rest
A 33-year-old man was convicted of rape by the Port Elizabeth High Court on Wednesday, said Eastern Cape police.
Xolisile Tose would be sentenced on Thursday, said Warrant Officer Thembi Gwe.
He raped a six-year-old girl three years ago after … Read the rest
A girl, who survived being raped and set alight in January, has died.
The 9-year-old Lihle Hlanjwa suffered extensive burns, gave a statement to the police about two weeks ago in hospital.
She was raped and set alight on January … Read the rest
A Grade R girl, 5, is alleged to have been raped by three Grade 2 boys on the grounds of a Mitchells Plain school.
It happened on March 4, but the school failed to notify the girl’s parents. Only during … Read the rest
A black couple are being investigated for child neglect after their three-year-old daughter was raped while they were out at a party.
The child was left alone with her five-year-old sister in Langrug, Franschhoek on February 15 when the attack … Read the rest
Police are hunting for the man who raped an 11-year-old boy in a derelict building in Bonteheuwel.
This horrific attack took place little more than a week after the violent attack on a 9-year-old Delft girl who was raped, doused … Read the rest
A 70-year-old man, a Pastor in one of the local churches in Siyabuswa, was arrested today, 17 January 2014, for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl.
Information at police disposal revealed that the girl was taken to the pastor by his … Read the rest
A 44-year-old father from the Richards Bay area has been convicted and sentenced to a total of 39 years imprisonment by the Richards Bay Regional Court on 20 December 2013, after he was found guilty of raping his 11-year-old daughter … Read the rest
Police arrested three black male suspects after a three-year-old girl escaped death when a resident found her crying hours after she was allegedly raped and stabbed in Thaba Nchu.
The little girl, found rape and abandoned at an old industrial … Read the rest