A Bloemspruit father was slapped with ten years direct imprisonment after being found guilty of raping his own biological daughter.
On Thursday evening, 27 February 2020 while the 18-year-old victim was asleep at her home in Grassland, Bloemfontein.
According to a released statement it is alleged that the victim’s father allegedly came into her bedroom and forcefully raped her.
The suspect has been in custody ever since his arrest and was sentenced to ten years imprisonment by the Bloemfontein Magistrate Court on Tuesday, 28 September 2021.
The same night following her ordeal, the victim went to the police to report the matter. The police reacted swiftly to the complaint and arrested a 42 year old male who is a father to the victim.
The Free State Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Baile Motswenyane applauded the Investigating Officer, Detective Constable Joseph Mbobo, from Mangaung Family Violence Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit (FCS) for ensuring that justice was served, especially to the most vulnerable.