Two teenage brothers in police custody for rape
Police in Goodhope are questioning two juvenile brothers over a rape of a 15 year old girl. The brothers aged 19 and 15 allegedly raped the form three student on Saturday in Borolong area.
Confirming the investigations, Goodhope Station Commander, Thapelo Ngiye said the Police were intending to charge the two teenagers with the crime following the investigations.
According to him, the duo do not attend school and the other one is employed by his parents as a herdboy.
“We are holding them in custody so that they help us with investigations,” he said.
At the time of going to print the suspects were yet to be charged and taken before the court of law to answer for the alleged crime.
In the recent weekly Police report, Botswana Police public relations office reveal that three girls aged eight, 12 and 13 were allegedly raped by a 59 year old man. The three girls are related and belong to the same family. According to the report, the case which was reported in Letlhakeng District is still under investigation.
In yet another case, a 40 year old man is being questioned in connection with the rape of his nine year old biological daughter.
Meanwhile the Police have recorded 41 cases of rape in recent weeks and have only arrested 11 suspects.