The victim’s sister saw her being raped.
A 66-YEAR-OLD man, accused of raping a disabled woman, has been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment in the Mothibistad Regional Court.
The incident took place on September 3 2019 between 10.30am and 9.30pm.
Police spokesperson, Colonel Mashay Gamieldien said on Friday the complainant’s sister sent her 25-year-old disabled sister and a relative to visit her uncle who was staying in Ditshoshowaneng village.
“She went to look for them when they did not return home. She then received a call informing her that her sister was seen in the company of the accused Kabelo William Molumi.”
Gamieldien said that the accused was arrested after the sister went to the man’s home and forced the door open after she saw him raping her sister when she looked through a window.
Gamieldien added that the accused was declared unfit to possess a firearm.
“His name was also recorded in the national sexual offences register.”
The Provincial Head of the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) units Brigadier Nicky Mills applauded the investigating officer warrant officer Tebogo Nowalaza from the Kuruman FCS unit for his meticulous investigation of the case.