Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Bultfontein: Mr Koos Kula (23) has been handed a life imprisonment term after he was found guilty of raping an eleven (11) years old girl. The accused was found guilty and sentenced by Bultfontein Reginal Court.
This follows an incident which occurred on the 28 July 2019, at Phahameng location, where the victim and her seven years old brother were at the accused’s house playing. As it was late, Koos insisted on walking the victim and her brother halfway.
Along the way, Koos sent the little boy to buy for him ginger beer and walked with the victim in a different towards Serope Section, Phahameng. He sexually assaulted the victim and threatened to kill her, then lured her to his uncle`s unoccupied shack where he raped her.
The victim’s little brother went back to the residence of the accused and reported to the accused`s mother that Koos had left with his sister and does not know where they went.
The accused’s mother got suspicious and called the police immediately. When the police arrived, she directed the police to the shack where Koos took the victim and he was found naked with the victim crying and screaming for help.
The case was assigned to Constable Thabiso Makhoba who arrested the accused and ensured that he was remanded in custody until his sentencing.