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SPRINGBOK MAN SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR RAPING A MINOR
2023/11/10      |  Written By:  Lieutenant Colonel S Kock   |   Province:  Northern Cape

Kimberley: 09 November 2023 - The Northern Cape SAPS Management welcomes the sentencing of a 30 year old man from Springbok  for raping a 5 year old girl. On 1 November 2020 the victim walked from her home to a nearby shop when she was accosted by the accused, who took her to his shack and raped her. The victim  told her mother and the accused was arrested. He was found guilty of rape and sentenced to 25 years imprisonment on 3 November 2023.

The Provincial Head for Family Violence Child Protection and Sexual Offenses(FCS), Brig Sipho Kheswa applauded Sgt Anthea Cloete Landrew of Springbok FCS for her excellent investigation that resulted in the outstanding sentence, especially as we are approaching the 16 Days of activism for No violence against women and children campaign.

 

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Sgt Andrea Cloete Landrew