Teen rape suspect might face defilement charge

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A 37-year-old man suspected of raping a 15-year-old disabled girl of Mogoditshane village last Saturday has been questioned.

Mogoditshane Police Station commander, superintendent Russ Letsebe told Mmegi that the 37-year-old was arrested at his home on Tuesday at Senthomole ward in Mogoditshane. 

“He was taken for questioning and was later released, but investigations on the matter are still ongoing. Tests were carried out amongst the duo (the victim and the suspect).

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