Serial criminal gets 10 years for brutal rape

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FRANCISTOWN: Principal Magistrate Dumisani Basupi yesterday sentenced a man who brutally raped his victim using a variety of sexual positions to 10 years in jail.

Passing sentence, Basupi said Shepherd Ananias had committed “a very serious offence”.  Ananias has previous convictions for assault, house breaking and burglary as well as possession of stolen property.

“The trend of men abusing women is continuing and increasing,” Basupi said.

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