Suffer the little children

Modern disgrace: Defilement is a modern scourge in our society
Modern disgrace: Defilement is a modern scourge in our society

The hideous scourge of defilement is again making an unwanted appearance in Francistown and surrounding areas, with several heartbreaking cases coming before the courts recently. Mmegi Correspondent,LEBOGANG MOSIKARE reports

When a teenager is defiled, it is often the fault of an adult male. Research and the recent spate of cases here, suggest that victims know the perpetrators of defilement.

These culprits include close relatives, teachers, uncles, step-parents, biological parents and aunties among others, who take advantage of the vulnerable state of these children to defile them, instead of protecting them. 

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