Father pleads guilty to incest

Father pleads guilty to incest PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Father pleads guilty to incest PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

FRANCISTOWN: A 41-year-old man of Block 4 pleaded guilty to knowingly having sexual intercourse with his daughter, 11, when he appeared in court for arraignment on Thursday.

The state alleged that the father, who cannot be named for legal reasons in order to protect the interests of the child, had sexual intercourse with his daughter between June 2020 and July 2021 at Block 2.

While the accused readily pleaded guilty to the offence, Sub-Inspector Cecilia Nchochi told the court that investigations in the matter are not yet complete.

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