It was alleged a 51-year-old teacher had a sexual relationship with the girl from February until this month.
She fell pregnant and informed the suspect of pains she was experiencing.
The suspect allegedly gave the victim tablets, saying they were for pain relief. She took ill and was taken to hospital, where it was discovered the tablets were for the termination of her pregnancy.
KZN police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala confirmed a suspect was in custody after his arrest on Friday. The man appeared in the Melmoth Magistrate’s Court On Thursday.