22 years for two rapes

Pretoria News - - NEWS -

THE But­ter­worth Re­gional Court has sen­tenced Phikolomzi Me­mani, 20, to 22 years be­hind bars for rap­ing two teenage girls.

Cap­tain Jack­son Manatha said Me­mani came across two 16-year-old girls on the night of Au­gust 30, 2015, in the Yako in­for­mal set­tle­ment in But­ter­worth. They were col­lect­ing water from a lo­cal tap and in the com­pany of a boy. Manatha said Me­mani chased the boy away, be­fore drag­ging both girls to his shack, where he raped them. One the girls said she needed the bath­room and was al­lowed to leave the shack. She ran home and her fam­ily re­ported the mat­ter to the po­lice, who ar­rested the cul­prit. – ANA

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