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NC man sentenced after fathering child with 14-year-old girl

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A 25-year-old Northern Cape father was sentenced on a charge of statutory rape after it was discovered that the mother of his child was a 14-year-old girl.

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A 25-YEAR-old Northern Cape father was sentenced on a charge of statutory rape after it was discovered that the mother of his child was a 14-year-old girl.

Police spokesperson Captain Olebogeng Tawana said the accused was arrested on March 27 after the girl informed the investigating officer, Constable Ngcaphayi, who is attached to the De Aar SAPS Family, Child and Sexual Offences (FCS) unit, about the identity of the father of her two-month-old baby.

“He was found guilty as charged and sentenced to six years’ imprisonment by the De Aar Regional Court on May 11. However, the sentence was suspended for five years,” said Tawana.

“He was also declared unfit to possess a firearm and it was ordered that his name is entered on the national sex offenders register.”

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