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Tsomo teen jailed for 15 years raping 46-year-old woman

Feb 19, 2018
Tsomo teen jailed for 15 years raping 46-year-old woman

The Tsomo Regional Magistrate's Court convicted and sentenced a 19-year-old man to undergo 15 years imprisonment for raping a 46-year-old woman last year.

Siyambulela Dindili was sentenced on Friday at the Tsomo Regional Magistrate's Court.

"The accused raped the victim on 15 July 2017, at about 19:00," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The rape was committed at Mazizini Location, in Hlobo Village, Ngqamakhwe.

"The victim was alone and the accused pretended as if he was at the homestead of the victim to buy meat as the victim was selling meat."