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Bertus de Bruyn
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16 Oct 2017
10:08 am

Limpopo teenager raped by teacher

Bertus de Bruyn

The victim was raped inside a motor vehicle and was later escorted home.

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The Police in Ritavi outside Tzaneen in Limpopo have arrested a 51 year old educator for raping a 14-year-old girl who is staying and attending school in a village near Tzaneen, Letaba Herald reports.

It is alleged that the victim was travelling in the suspect’s motor vehicle coming from school to home. On the way, the suspect stopped at a shop to buy something, came back and drove but along the way raped the victim inside the motor vehicle and later escorted her home.

The matter was later reported to the police who reacted swiftly and arrested the suspect.

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The suspect will appear before the Ritavi Magistrate Court on Tuesday on a charge of rape. Police investigations are continuing.

The Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba has condemned acts of criminality perpetrated against children which are still taking place in some parts of the province.

“Child safety must be everybody’s business within our society especially people in the calibre of teachers who are expected to play a secondary parental role to any child,” said General Ledwaba.

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– Caxton News Service

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