Court hears of dad’s sex­ual abuse

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A YOUNG woman tes­ti­fied be­hind closed doors against her fa­ther in the high court sit­ting in the Palm Ridge Mag­is­trate’s Court yes­ter­day. The Kemp­ton Park man, 45, is ac­cused of rap­ing her and his other daugh­ter as well as im­preg­nat­ing his niece. The al­leged abuse hap­pened be­tween 2007 and 2013, when the girls were aged be­tween 12 and 17. “To si­lence the older daugh­ter he bought her a car. The younger daugh­ter be­came re­bel­lious and fell preg­nant and he took her for a back­door abor­tion and buried the foe­tus. The girl was un­der the age of 16 at the time,” a rep­re­sen­ta­tive from Women and Men Against Chil­dren Abuse said. The trial con­tin­ues.

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