Security guard in rape scandal


FRANCISTOWN: A security guard is in trouble after allegedly raping his sick girlfriend on three separate occasions. The Sate alleges that Thamani Sechele, 33, raped his 30-year-old girlfriend who had visited him on April 15, 2021, at Riverside in Francistown.

On the second count, the State alleges that Sechele raped his girlfriend again on April 17, still at Riverside. On the last charge, the State alleges that Sechele raped his girlfriend on April 18 at the same location. Sechele pleaded not guilty to the charges after they were read to him.

The prosecutor in the case, Moatlhodi Macheng told the court that the State was not opposed to the accused being granted bail because investigations into the matters were complete.

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