• All Share : 48589.69
    UP 2.48%
    Top40 - (Tradeable) : 43119.66
    UP 2.53%
    Financial 15 : 14261.39
    UP 2.08%
    Industrial 25 : 67325.2
    UP 1.97%
    Resource 10 : 26109.74
    UP 5.33%

  • ZAR/USD : 15.8636
    UP 0.44%
    ZAR/GBP : 22.9788
    UP 0.11%
    ZAR/EUR : 17.8493
    DOWN -0.76%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1395
    DOWN -0.92%
    ZAR/AUD : 11.2486
    DOWN -0.23%

  • Gold US$/oz : 1237.6
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Platinum US$/oz : 955
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Silver US$/oz : 15.74
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Palladium US$/oz : 521
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Brent Crude : 30.8
    UNCHANGED0.00%

  • All data is delayed by 15 min. Data supplied by Profile Data
    Hover cursor over this ticker to pause.

Sun Feb 14 10:09:17 SAST 2016

Life for KZN man who raped niece

Sapa | 18 February, 2013 17:14

Image by: Gallo Images/Thinkstock

A man has been jailed for life by the Ngwelezane Regional Court for raping his niece, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Monday.

He was sentenced to two life terms, which would run concurrently, during an appearance on Friday, said Captain Thulani Zwane.

"We can't disclose the name, because he is related to the victim," Zwane said.

The 23-year-old man raped his niece in February 2011 in Mthunzini, near Umlazi. She was 15 at the time.

He followed the girl and raped her when she went into bushes to relieve herself, and raped her again the next day, he said.

The girl told her mother what had happened and the man was arrested.

SHARE YOUR OPINION

If you have an opinion you would like to share on this article, please send us an e-mail to the Times LIVE iLIVE team. In the mean time, click here to view the Times LIVE iLIVE section.