TZANEEN, October 11 – A fifty-Two year old medical doctor from Ritavi near Tzaneen in Limpopo has been arrested on allegations of raping his teenage patient.
The girl aged 17 had called at the doctor’s surgery at around 16 hours on 9th October when the medical doctor took advantage of her.
South African Police Services (SAPS) spokesman for Limpopo Province Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe confirmed the arrest and said the doctor would appear in the Nkowankowa magistrate Court on 12th October.
“The suspect will appear before in the Nkowankowa Magistrate Court on Thursday (12th October) on a charge of rape,” Ngoepe said.
“It is alleged that on Monday, 0th October at about 16:00 hours the 17-year-old girl went to the suspect’s surgery for consultation when the incident allegedly occurred.”
During examination in the consultation room the suspect went on to rape the girl, police allege.
Police reacted swiftly following the report leading to the arrest of the suspect.
– CAJ News