Jun 28, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Durban man arrested for allegedly raping teen granddaughter

A grandfather from Durban will appear in court on Thursday for allegedly raping his granddaughter over a five-year period.

Police spokesman Const Thenjiswa Ngcobo said the 73-year-old Inanda man was on Arrested Monday.

Ngcobo said the 17-year-old lived with the man after her mother died.

“She claims her grandfather lived from January 1, 2017 to January 1, 2017.” May 31, 2022. The matter was reported to Inanda SAPS yesterday and assigned to Inanda FCS for further investigation. Police immediately arrested the suspect.”

MEC Nonhlanhla Khoza for Social Development in KwaZulu-Natal commended the police’s quick response. Khoza said family members reported the matter to the police and the girl became pregnant.

“It is disgusting that people who are supposed to protect children in our communities are the ones who abuse them,” she said .

“We hope that the police will investigate this whole matter and we believe that a number of children may have fallen victim to his nefarious activities.”

Khoza sent welfare workers to take the girl to a safe place.

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