PORT ELIZABETH - A 57-year-old councillor appeared in the Maluti Magistrate’s Court on Thursday for the alleged rape of a 14-year-old epileptic girl, Eastern Cape police said.
The councillor hails from Tshisa Locality which falls under the Matatiele Local Municipality.
Police spokesperson, Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana confirmed that the councillor was arrested and charged with rape.
Kinana said the councillor allegedly abused and raped the minor girl.
He said the girl was taken to hospital and examined after which it was discovered she was raped.