DURBAN: A fifty-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping his 9 year old biological daughter at his Havenside home in Chatsworth, South of Durban over the weekend.
The case against the Chatsworth father was presented at the Chatsworth Magistrates Court with charges of incest, rape & abuse for this minor.
However proceedings did not go smoothly, the wife of the accused had become hysterical demanding that her husband be released on bail after the court decided to deny bail. According to reports, the wife does not believe that he raped their 9 year old daughter.
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The 50yo father has been allegedly raping his youngest daughter since the age of 7, the child is 9 years old. Police spokesperson Thulani Zwane says the youngest daughter reported the abuse to her teacher who alerted police. The minor is being praised by the community for her bravery to report this heinous rape to her teacher.
The father of three is also to be investigated for additional rape of his two older daughters, police spokesperson, Thulani Zwane says it is believed the man has also raped his other daughters over the past 15 years.
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