The Madadeni Regional Court sentenced a father to life imprisonment for the rape of his now nine-year-old daughter.

According to, the Newcastle Family Violence and Child Protection Unit investigated the 54-year-old man after the matter was reported to the police in 2014,



“The mother of the victim realised that her child was abused by her father since she was 7-years-old,” police spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane said.

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