With female abuse a high priority crime in South Africa, a teenager from Bushbuckridge (BBR) had been raped by a member of her church community. A 28-year old man had been taken in custody.
Police spokesman, Leonard Hlati,said the girl received a message from the man, requesting a meeting to discuss church practice issues, as they both attend the same church. “She then reportedly invited him to her residence, whereupon arrival, the suspect found her preparing to go to the shopping complex and offered to transport her there and back. Back at her house, the suspect said it was time to discuss church practice inside whereupon he allegedly raped her.”