Johannesburg - The Department of Education in Limpopo has expressed anger and disgust at the news of a Grade 10 girl who allegedly raped while walking home from school in Vuwani, Limpopo.
Two girls were raped when the panga yielding alleged rapists confronted the three girls and lured them into the bush, where two of the three girls were gang raped by the suspects.
One of the girls, according to a News24 report, was on her menstrual cycle. When the suspects discovered this, they placed one of the rape victims on top of her and proceeded to rape her, using her as a bed.
Sam Makhondo, a spokesperson for the education department in the province said MEC Polly Boshielo was disgusted by the attack on the learners.
“The MEC is extremely appalled, shocked and totally disgusted by the rape incident. It is totally unacceptable that this can happen. We are calling on the community to assist the police with any information, no matter how small, it could help find these suspects because we don't want the learners to be harmed in this manner, it is totally unacceptable,” he said.