The 40 year old father arrested for allegedly raping his biological daughter aged 15 and the alleged boyfriend of this minor aged 25, who are facing charges of rape and statutory rape, have appeared in the Giyani Magistrate’s Court today, 04 November 2020.
Both suspects were denied bail and their cases were postponed until 12 November 2020 for further Police investigations.
The arrest comes after this father from a Village in the Giyani policing area, went out to look for the victim after she left their home since Saturday, 24 October 2020. He then traced her until he found her at her alleged boyfriend’s place. Immediately after that, he took her to the police station to open a case of statutory rape against the boyfriend.
It was then revealed that the victim’s father also raped her on separate occasions in 2019 and 2020 and threafte r threatened her not tell anyone.
The Police investigations are still continuing.