ECape man jailed for rape

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A man has been jailed for five years by the Butterworth Regional Magistrate’s Court for raping a teenage girl, Eastern Cape police said on Thursday.

Siyabulela Diza Mabhayi, 38, was sentenced on Wednesday, Captain Jackson Manatha said.

He raped a 14-year-old girl from Tholeni village in April 2013.

“He dragged her to his home where he raped her and promised to give her R50 to silence her.”

The teenager told her parents and a case was opened.


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