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29-year-old Northern Cape man arrested for allegedly raping 8-year-old girl

The police in Douglas in the Northern Cape have placed behind bars a 29-year-old man following the rape of an 8-year-old girl.

Police spokesperson, Captain Olebogeng Tawana said it is alleged that the victim had been playing with friends close to a dumping site in Breipal, Douglas on Tuesday, 21 September 2021 when the suspect allegedly chased, grabbed and raped the 8-year-old girl.

“The victim’s friends managed to run away and report the incident to the parents. The suspect was subsequently traced and apprehended.

“The suspect is expected to appear in the Douglas Magistrate’s Court soon on a charge of rape. Investigation continues,” Tawana said.

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