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Man jailed for one year after impregnating girl

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A 27-year-old man from Carnarvon will spend one year in prison following his conviction for engaging in a sexual relationship with a minor, after which the girl fell pregnant.

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A 27-YEAR-old accused from Carnarvon will spend one year in prison following his conviction for engaging in a sexual relationship with a minor, after which the girl fell pregnant.

Northern Cape police spokesperson Colonel Cherelle Ehlers said the girl was taken to a local clinic in April where the pregnancy was confirmed.

“The accused was arrested and charged with performing sexual acts on a child. The accused was convicted in the De Aar Regional Court on July 4. He was found guilty of sexual penetration with a child between the ages of 12 to 16 years,” said Ehlers.

She added that the accused was sentenced to six years imprisonment, of which five years were suspended for a period of five years.

“His name is to be included in the national register for sexual offenders.”

The investigating officer, Detective Constable Dineo Potjeng from the Carnarvon SAPS Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences unit. Picture: SAPS
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