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Limpopo: Suspect arrested for six-year-old girl’s rape and murder

A man has been handcuffed for the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl’s rape and murder in Praktiseer, Limpopo.

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Limpopo’s Burgersfort Magistrate’s Court is set to charge a suspect for the rape and murder of a young girl who is not older than six.


According to the report, the suspect is a 28-year-old man who allegedly committed the heinous crime in Praktiseer.

It is said the 6-year-old girl disappeared after she had been playing with her peers in the local community.

“Police Spokesperson Motlafela Mojapelo says the little girl was last seen playing with other children in the neighbourhood,” SABC News reported.

“Police say the search by the community members ensued until the body of the little girl was found dumped in her neighbour’s yard.”

The report concluded to say that the raped and murdered six-year-old girl’s lifeless body was discovered under a tree.

“The body was apparently found under a tree and covered with a T-shirt. The matter was then reported to the police and the suspect was arrested.”


Meanwhile, in the Free State, an alleged Free state child rapist will spend Christmas behind bars.

Willem Mogokeng, 24 of HaNchabeng Village in Qwaqwa in the Free State allegedly gave his six-year-old victim R5 to ‘walk’ with him.

SAPS Free State regional spokesperson, Warrant Officer Mmako Mophiring, said that the price had traced the man to his home village after a lengthy manhunt.

“The accused was traced to HaNchabeng Village in Qwaqwa, where he was finally arrested following a lengthy search by the police,” Mophiring said.

“The team, consisting of the Phuthaditjhaba Family, Child, Protection and Sexual Offences Unit and the Crime Intelligence Unit successfully followed information which led to the arrest of the accused. The body was then recovered in a nearby field and taken to the government mortuary for a post mortem in which resulted in rape and murder case being investigated,” he said.

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