Police in Limpopo have arrested a ward councillor for allegedly raping a 14-year-old.
In line with police spokesperson Brig Motlafela Mojapelo, the 58-year-old ward councillor was arrested in Mokwakwaila village outdoors Modjadjiskloof on Saturday evening.
Mojapelo narrated that the ward councillor supplied the minor a raise on Thursday round noon.
“The suspect then drove into the bushes subsequent to Rampepe village, the place he allegedly raped the kid.”
“He thereafter reportedly took her dwelling, gave her cash and a cellphone and advised her to not inform anybody,” Mojapelo stated.
When the sufferer’s mom questioned her about how she obtained the cellphone, she started crying after which advised her in regards to the incident.
The matter was then reported to the police and a case of rape was opened.
Limpopo police commissioner Lt-Gen Nneke Ledwaba condemned the incident and counseled the police for the short arrest.
Mojapelo stated the suspect will seem within the Bolobedu Justice of the Peace’s court docket on Monday.