Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Bethlehem: Members of Bethlehem Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS), are looking for an alleged rapist of a minor. The 8 year old victim was found by a passerby on the early hours of Sunday 23 February, standing next to the gate at one of the houses not belonging to her parents in Fateng Tse Ntsho; Paul Roux.

It is alleged that the victim went looking for her mother when she came across an unknown man who took her to an open space and raped her. The victim was referred to hospital for medical treatment.

Police are still looking for the suspect and anyone with an information is urged to contact Detective Constable Nombulelo Sejane on 072 597 6579 or 058 307 7950.

Free State Provinical Commissioner Lieutenant Baile Motswenyane says leaving children without supervision is a criminal offence.

“Should it be determined that parents were reckless in this matter, they will definitely face the full might of the law.” concluded Lieutenant Baile Motswenyane.