Three-year-old raped in Soweto hostel

Crime & Courts

Johannesburg - A 16-year-old teen was arrested for allegedly raping a three-year-old girl at the Jabulani hostel in Soweto, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.

The girl was playing with other children when the teen allegedly took her to the toilet and raped her on Tuesday night, said Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela.

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“Her parents came into the toilet and found the man raping her,” said Makhubela.

She was taken for medical care.

The teen was arrested and taken to a place of safety.

He would appear in the Protea Magistrate's Court on Thursday. - Sapa

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