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NFP calls for death penalty for rapists following Rhodes student’s tragic end

JOHANNESBURG, August 7 – The National Freedom Party (NFP) sent their sincere condolences on Tuesday to the family, friends, fellow students of the  Rhodes University student, Khensani Maseko, who committed suicide after being raped, and called for the death penalty to those convicted of rape and murder. Maseko was allegedly raped by her then boyfriend in […]

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Limpopo cops condemn attacks on elderly people after rape of 78-year-old woman

POLOKWANE, July 14 – Police in Polokwane have arrested a 33-year-old parolee for allegedly raping a 78-year-old mentally disabled woman, Limpopo police said on Saturday. The South African Police Service (SAPS) in Limpopo condemned the continuous violent attacks perpetrated against elderly people in the strongest terms, Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said. This followed the arrest of […]

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Senior Limpopo official and alleged rape victim withdraw complaints in court

JOHANNESBURG, June 4 – The rape case against prominent Limpopo government official was withdrawn in the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court, with the official also withdrawing the extortion charge he laid against the alleged rape victim. The two appeared in court on Monday. ”Both parties submitted withdrawal statements, so we are not pursuing the case. We cannot […]