Another Malome rape a six-year-old girl at home

CRIME

By Staff Reporter

POLOKWANE-The South African Police Service in Gilead under Waterburg District is investigating a case of rape involving a six-year-old girl who was reportedly raped by a 16-year-old male suspect believed to be her uncle on Saturday 18 May 2024 at about 19:00 in Taueatswala village.

According to police reports; on Monday 27 May 2024 at about 15:00, the aunt of the victim noticed that her niece was not well and asked what happened to her.  A six-year-old girl allegedly informed her aunt that she was raped by her uncle on Saturday 18 May 2024 while at home.

The aunt of the victim telephonically called her mother to inform her about the incident and the child was rushed to the local hospital for medical treatment.

Upon arrival, the medical personnel at the facility confirmed that indeed the small child was raped. The Social Worker was also informed about the incident and a case of rape was immediately opened at the police station against a minor suspect.

The suspect will be arrested in due course and the Probation Officer is expected to be involved as the matter involved a minor suspect

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