Ex Limpopo principal arrested for school girl rape

19 June 2017 - 20:41 By Timeslive
The former principal of a Limpopo school has been arrested for the rape of a 15-year-old school girl. File photo.
The former principal of a Limpopo school has been arrested for the rape of a 15-year-old school girl. File photo.
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Police in Tzaneen in Limpopo have arrested a 59 year old man for raping a 15-year-old girl at Lorraine village in the Sekororo area last Wednesday.

It is alleged that the suspect‚ who is the former principal of a private school in Nkowa Nkowa outside Tzaneen‚ called the girl out of the school premises saying that he wanted to give her a message.

He subsequently took her to his home in Loraine village where on arrival he raped her.

The victim opened a case and later the suspect handed himself over to the police.

Henry Sephamu appeared briefly before the Lenyenye Magistrate’s Court on Monday afternoon.

He will appear again on Tuesday for a bail application‚ Limpopo police spokesman Lt-Col Moatshe Ngoepe said.

- TimesLIVE

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