'Mentally unsound' man allegedly rapes daughter


FRANCISTOWN: In a bizarre incident, a man who is believed to be mentally unsound appeared before Justice Bengbame Sechele on Wednesday for a ruling concerning allegations that he allegedly raped his biological daughter.

The man, who cannot be named for ethical reasons, allegedly raped his then 12-year-old daughter on April 1 last year at Gumare in the North West District.

However, the case did not progress as planned after a magistrate who handled it at Gumare referred it to the High Court for ruling.

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