Appeal court shocked Pretoria High Court judges said 11-year-old girl 'consented' to sex

11 March 2016 - 12:24 By Ernest Mabuza

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) was not happy that three high court judges decided to reduce the jail term of a 51-year-old man who raped an 11-year-old girl because the girl‚ according to the judges‚ had "consented" to sex.But the appeal court said last week that it was powerless to do anything but express its disapproval.

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