A 16-year-old suspect denied bail at Tzaneen Regional Court for rape and attempted murder charges
A case against a 16-year-old suspect has been postponed until Thursday, 14 October 2021
The suspect has appeared before the Tzaneen Regional Court for attempted murder and rape this morning, 13 October 2021.
It is alleged that the minor dragged a 9-year-old girl into the bushes of Mohlabaleng village in Bolobedu policing area in September 2020. The suspect raped the victim and attempted to kill her.
The suspect stabbed the victim and left her to die there.
According to the police, the victim managed to make it to the road where she was helped by good Samaritans who helped her to get medical care.