‘Yes, I raped my daughter, but it wasn’t so bad’

13 November 2019 - 07:00 By Shain Germaner
The High Court in the Western Cape has re-enforced a life sentence for a man's 'insidious' behaviour after he spent years grooming his own daughter and raping her.
The High Court in the Western Cape has re-enforced a life sentence for a man's 'insidious' behaviour after he spent years grooming his own daughter and raping her.
Image: 123rf/Dirk Ercken

A man who confessed to spending seven years grooming and repeatedly raping his own daughter has tried to have his life sentence reduced by claiming the rapes weren’t that terrible and that his daughter doesn’t seem to have any lasting debilitating effects.

But the judges weren’t having any of it.

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