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OKIEP MAN RECEIVES LIFE FOR RAPING SIX YEAR OLD GIRL
2022/05/20      |  Written By:  Lieutenant Colonel S Kock   |   Province:  Northern Cape

Thursday, 19 May 2022- The SAPS welcomes the life sentence that was handed down to Dudley Young(38) for raping a six year old girl in Okiep, Springbok. On 29 September 2018 the victim, who is a friend of the accused's daughter was lured into the house with sweets. 

The victim came to play at the house of the accused in Okiep, when the incident occurred. Young raped the victim more than once and was arrested and found guilty of rape on 25 March 2022. However, he was only sentenced on 19 May 2022 in the Springbok Regional Court. 

The Acting Provincial Commissioner for Crime Detection, Brig Nicky Mills commended D/Const Mitchell Cloete from the Springbok FCS for the meticulous investigation of this heinous crime. He also indicated that May is dedicated to Child Protection month and during is a period and beyond we will endeavour to raise awareness of the need to protect children against abuse, exploitation, neglect and all forms of violence as stipulated in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and Children's Act.