‘Sunday rapist’ victim testifies

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sunday rapist july 27 INLSA (File photo) Johannes Steyn known as "the Sunday rapist". Photo: Dumisani Dube

A 13-year-old alleged victim of Johannes Jacobus Steyn, dubbed the “Sunday rapist”, testified on Friday in the High Court, sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court in Alberton.

“A man came from behind and grabbed me around my body and pushed a gun against my head,” the girl said.

The girl was testifying in camera, as an order was given to protect her identity.

“I started screaming. He pushed me into the car... He pushed me under the dashboard,” the emotional girl said.

She described how she tried to get out of the car, but it was locked.

“As jy so aanhou gaan jy k*k suster (if you keep behaving like this you will suffer sister),” he told her, she testified.

Steyn is accused of murdering school girls Louise de Waal and Lazanne Farmer.

He is also charged with 11 counts of rape, 10 of sexual assault, 10 of kidnapping, one of attempted sexual assault, one of attempted kidnapping, and two of assault.

He pleaded not guilty to all 37 charges against him. The 11girls Steyn allegedly attacked between 2008 and 2011 were aged between 11 and 18. - Sapa



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