Man in court for allegedly raping girlfriend's daughter

By Chanice Jennike - 30 July 2019Views : 504

A 32-year-old man appeared in court for the alleged rape of his girlfriend's 11-year-old daughter. 

The suspect made his first appearance in the Mmabatho Magistrates’ Court following his arrest on Saturday, 27 July 2019, at Lonely Park near Mahikeng.

According to a police report, the suspect was staying in the same house with his girlfriend and the 11-year-old victim.

The mother of the victim found her boyfriend naked on top of her child when she woke up in the night looking for him.

"It is further alleged that the suspect drugged the victim with alcohol before raping her."

The mother reported the matter to the police and the suspect was apprehend and charged with rape.

He is expected to appear at Mmabatho Magistrates’ Court again for a formal bail application on Monday, August 5.