Father Arrested for Alleged Rape of His 1-Year-Old Daughter


According to the Mpumalanga Police, a 35-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly raped his 1-year-old baby in Kabokweni, Mpumalanga.

Police spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi says the accused is expected to appear in the Kabokweni Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday on a charge of rape.

According to the Mpumalanga police, the incident happened at Kabokweni outside White River in Mpumalanga on Monday. 

Hlathi told The Sowetan that the incident is under intense investigation and more information will be given later. 

“We can confirm that a 35-year-old Mpumalanga man has been arrested and is appearing in the KaBokweni magistrate’s court on Wednesday on a rape charge. The man is alleged to have raped his one-year-eight-month-old biological daughter on Monday. The matter is under intense investigation hence we cannot say much now,” said Hlathi on Tuesday. 


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