Life term for rap­ing daugh­ter

The Star Early Edition - - NEWS -

A 45-YEAR-OLD man was sen­tenced to life im­pris­on­ment in the Em­pan­geni Re­gional Court yes­ter­day for rap­ing his 11-yearold daugh­ter, KwaZulu-Na­tal po­lice said. In June last year, the child com­plained about ab­dom­i­nal cramps. Her fa­ther took her to a clinic, where it was dis­cov­ered she was preg­nant. The vic­tim told the nurse that she was raped by her fa­ther since she was eight. The girl gave birth but the baby died. Act­ing provin­cial com­mis­sioner Ma­jor-Gen­eral Bheki Langa con­demned crimes against women and chil­dren.– ANA

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