A 25 year old rape suspect from Blikkiesdorp in Barkly West appeared in the Barkly West magistrates’ court this morning (1501) on a charge of rape. It is alleged that on Saturday, 1001 at about 21:00 an 11 year old girl was walking in the street when the suspect approached her and asked her to accompany him to his house. When the child refused, he carried her and took her to his house where he allegedly raped her twice. The child reported the incident to her mother who alerted the police. The suspect was arrested by Barkly West police on the 1301. The case was postponed to the 2301 for a formal bail application.
Source : South African Police Service