Members of the family violence and child protection Services (FCS) based in Vereeniging have arrested an 18-year-old man from Lakeside Proper last Saturday for...

Members of the family violence and child protection Services (FCS) based in Vereeniging have arrested an 18-year-old man from Lakeside Proper last Saturday for raping a 14 year old girl from Zone 3.

It is alleged that the girl was from a tuck-shop in Zone 3 to buy some chips when on Tuesday 2017/09/12 at around 19:00 evening, she met with a guy known to her and the guy grabbed and dragged her to his place of residence in Lakeside Proper, a neighboring township to zone 3.

On arrival at his place of residence, he forcefully undressed the girl and had sex with her without consent and no condom was used.

The majority of rape cases is committed by suspects that are known to complainants and normally stays within the same vicinity. It is advisable that women and young girls must not walk alone in isolated areas and at night. – Loxion Reporter

Fanelo Maseko