Rapist uncle and sex pest stepfather sentenced

A SEX pest uncle and a rapist stepfather were convicted and sentenced for rape in two separate cases in the eSikhawini Regional Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

A 31-year-old man from eSikhaleni was sentenced to eight years imprisonment for sexually assaulting his 15-year-old niece in Bhekizwe Reserve in December 2016.

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The young victim told the court her uncle threatened to have her killed if she reported the incident, but she found the courage to do so.

In a separate case, a 33-year-old man from Mtunzini was convicted for the rape of his 12-year-old stepdaughter.

He was sentenced to 18 years imprisonment for sexually assaulting the victim at their home at Nqamuzana Reserve in October 2016.

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