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Ward Councillor denied bail for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl

Ward Councillor, Ngwako Lawrance Seshoka (58). Image supplied.

A 58-year-old Ward Councillor, Ngwako Lawrance Seshoka on Tuesday, 23 November 2020, appeared in the Bolobedu Magistrate’s Court for allegedly raping a 14-year-old child in the Mokwakwaila policing area outside Tzaneen.

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He was denied bail and his case was postponed until 29 January 2021 for further Police investigations.

The victim was allegedly offered a lift by the suspect on Thursday, 01 October 2020 at about 12:00. The suspect then drove into the bushes next to Rampepe village where he allegedly raped the child. He thereafter reportedly took her home, gave her money and a cellphone and told her not to tell anyone.

“The Police investigations are still continuing”, said Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe.

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