Man rapes septuagenarian

Man rapes septuagenarian
Man rapes septuagenarian

FRANCISTOWN: A 38-year-old man appeared in court yesterday (Monday) to face a single count of allegedly raping a 78-year-old woman.

The state alleges that Diketso Dipelaelo raped the septuagenarian during a date unknown to the prosecution in 2019 in Tonota.

When Dipelaelo’s trial commenced, the complainant, who cannot be named for legal reasons, told the court that she was sleeping in her house at night when she saw a silhouette passing by the window.

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