South African Mom convicted of raping her three-year-old son

South African Mom convicted of raping her three-year-old son

A South African mother has been sentenced in the Bloemfontein High Court this week, after she was found guilty of committing sexual offences again her own infant son.
The 31-year-old Free State resident faced a litany of charges, including rape, that have and will put her behind bars for a long time.
The testimony of the victim’s nine-year-old brother helped convict the mother who will now be jailed for 18 years, after the accused was sentenced to the following:

  • Three years imprisonment on count 1 of Sexual Offences (Section 21).
  • Three years on count 2 of Sexual Offences.
  • Another three years on count 3 of Sexual Offences (Section 7).
  • Eight years for attempted murder.
  • And 18 years for rape. All sentences will run concurrently.

South African police issued a statement on the matter on Friday:

“The Mangaung metro family violence child protection and sexual offences unit used the testimony of the elder brother, who was nine years old at the time the offences were committed, to achieve justice for his younger brother who was only three years old.”
“The court sentenced the accused to 18 years’ imprisonment on count five, rape. All other sentences will run concurrently with the rape sentence. A number of sexual assault charges and an attempted murder charge have also been filed.”
SAPS statement

 


Names have been withheld for the protection of the victims.

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