Another man arrested for touching a minor’s breast and private part at Shikwambani village outside Lenyenye

CRIME

By Agreement Mabunda

LENYENYE-Another man was arrested for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl on Saturday, 11 November 2023 at Shikwambani village outside Lenyenye.

The alleged incident was witnessed by a street Hawker on Saturday, 11 November 2023 at about 12:30 at Shikwambani village when a 43-year-old male suspect proposed love to the minor victim, thus touching her breast and the private part while she was walking on the street.

The street Hawker immediately called the victim’s mother to alert her of the incident.

The mother then reported the matter to the police where a sexual assault case was opened and then transferred to the Tzaneen Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit for further handling.

This resulted in the tracing and successful arrest of the suspect at Mhlaba Cross village on Sunday, 12 November 2023.

The suspect is scheduled to appear before Ritavi Magistrate’s Court on Monday,13 November 2023.

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