The 27-year-old suspect arrested for allegedly raping his 06 year old niece at their home in the area on 21 September 2020 has on 06 November 2020 appeared before the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court.
He was remanded in custody until 16 November 2020 for formal bail application and for further Police investigation.
The suspect was arrested after the victim’s mother allegedly noticed something strange with her daughter who seemed to be in pain. She then questioned her but the child told her that she was having some complications in her body. The mother became worried and took her to the doctor for medical examination.
It was then revealed that she was raped.The victim disclosed that she was raped by her uncle who is staying with them. The Police started with their initial investigations which led to the arrest of the suspect.
The Police investigations are still continuing.