Rape in the news this week

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Gaut­eng

A girl tes­ti­fy­ing in the trial of al­leged se­rial rapist Peter Dash­boy Khoza said she thought he had rubbed muti on her and her friend to make them com­ply with his in­struc­tions. Khoza has pleaded not guilty to 39 charges of kid­nap­ping, 37 charges of rape, 37 charges of in­flict­ing griev­ous bod­ily harm, 11 charges of sex­ual as­sault, 27 charges of at­tempted mur­der and five charges of theft

Free State

Mpho Pinkoane (22), Ti­isetso Mokoena (20), Tha­bang Mokoena (21), Lerato Dhlamini (21), Mpho Mabizela (20) and Moeketsi Khu­malo (19) ap­peared in court for the al­leged rape of a 17-year-old girl

KwaZulu-Natal

A man ac­cused of at­tack­ing and rap­ing a jog­ger in How­ick in the KwaZulu-Natal Mid­lands last month briefly ap­peared in court. He was re­manded in cus­tody ahead of his next ap­pear­ance on Au­gust 17

Sphamandla Shange (27) has been sen­tenced to 20 years in jail for the rape of a six-year-old girl

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