A 17-year-old girl gang-raped while looking for a friend in a tavern


By Kabelo Abel Mokgalabone

MADOMBIDZA : A 17-year-old girl was raped allegedly by two unknown suspects in Madombidza village in Tshilwavhusiku under Makhado Municipality in the early hours of Sunday 31 March 2024 at about 02:00.

It is reported that the victim went out to look for her friend at the local liquor outlet when she was approached by four unknown males.

Two of the individuals left, and she remained with the two suspects who allegedly threatened and raped her.

The suspects thereafter instructed the victim to run for her life. Police were summoned, and a case of rape was opened.

The case docket was transferred to Makhado FCS for further Police investigations.

The Provincial Commissioner of Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe strongly condemned the incident and urged parents and guardians to remain vigilant about the whereabouts of their children to prevent these types of incidents.

Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspects involved should contact Sergeant Grace Hadzi at 082 784 4226 or Crime Stop number on 08600 10111 or the nearest Police Station or My SAPS App.


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