National 10.8.2016 04:19 pm

Free State man in court for ‘raping cousin’

Photo: Supplied

Photo: Supplied

Police spokesperson Sergeant Yanga Ngcukana said the man allegedly attacked his 16-year-old cousin at the home where they both live, in the Matlakeng Location.

A 28-year-old man appeared in the Zastron Magistrates’ Court near Smithfied in the Free State for allegedly raping his cousin, police said in a statement on Wednesday.

Police spokesperson Sergeant Yanga Ngcukana said the man allegedly attacked his 16-year-old cousin at the home where they both live, in the Matlakeng Location, on August 7 at about 8pm.

Ngcukana said the girl was alone with him, as her 20-year-old sister was away for the weekend. The teenager was taken to a doctor for a medical examination and the suspect was later arrested.

He has been remanded until his next court appearance.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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