Crime Briefs

Lesotho Times - - News -

po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a case in which a Qacha’s Nek man is ac­cused of rap­ing a three-year-old girl.

deputy po­lice spokesper­son Se­nior in­spec­tor Ler­ato Mot­seki said the 24-yearold man was ar­rested af­ter the child re­ported the mat­ter to her mother on 24 May 2016.

“it is al­leged that the tod­dler was play­ing out­side a bar when the sus­pect car­ried her away, say­ing he was go­ing to buy her sweets. in­stead of buy­ing sweets, the sus­pect took the child to his house and al­legedly raped her,” Sen insp Mot­seki said.

She said the child re­ported the mat­ter to her mother soon af­ter the al­leged rape, which led to the ar­rest of the sus­pect.

Se­nior in­spec­tor Mot­seki said the man was still in po­lice cus­tody and would ap-

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