Man arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping 14-year-old girl

By Chanice Jennike - 26 June 2019Views : 256

A 37-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 14-year-old girl in Polokwane, Limpopo. 

According to a police report, the victim's family reported her missing a week ago after she did not return home.

The police's Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said that a search was then launched by police.

Ngoepe said that it is believed that the suspect raped the girl repeatedly during the time she was abducted.

"The preliminary investigations by the police revealed that the suspect, who is known to the girl, raped her repeatedly during the period she was abducted."

The suspect was arrested and is expected to appear in the Seshego Magistrate's Court.