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Ward Councillor remanded in custody for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl

A 58-year-old Ward Councillor, Ngwako Lawrance Seshoka has today, 19 November 2020 appeared in Bolobedu magistrate’s court for allegedly raping a 14-year-old child in the Mokwakwaila policing area outside Tzaneen.

He was remanded in custody until 23 November 2020 for further Police investigations.

The victim was allegedly offered a lift by the suspect on Thursday, 01 October 2020. 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 cell phone and told her not to tell anyone.

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

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