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Son sentenced to life imprisonment for raping his mother

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner of Free State

CLOCOLAN:  The High Court in Clocolan found the accused (21) guilty and sentenced him to life imprisonment for the rape of his mother and four months for assault common.  

The case was successfully investigated by Detective Sergeant Moeketsi Thabana of Clocolan police station.  

This follows an incident on the 03 June 2018 between 04:00 and 07:00 when the accused arrived at home in Hlohlolwane, Clocolan under the influence of drugs. He woke is mother up and assaulted her. As a result the mother sustained bruises all over her body. The accused alleged that his mother was possessed with demons.  

After the assault he raped her. Her screams were heard by neighbours who came to her rescue and found the accused busy raping his mother. They arrested him and called the police.   


Colonel Thandi Mbambo
082 455 6030