Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Man accused of raping mentally disabled 17-year-old girl is burned alive in South Africa

A man who was accused of raping a mentally disabled teenager has been attacked and set on fire by a vigilante mob.

Police were called to Muhovhoya village in Limpopo, South Africa, where they found the 39-year-old man's burned remains.

The local community had accused him of sexually assaulting the girl, 17, while she was collecting fire wood, reports Sowetan Live.

Spokesman Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe explained how the girl was said to have been with other women when the man attacked them.


He said: 'The other women managed to run away, leaving the teenage girl behind. And that's when the deceased allegedly raped her.'

Spokesman Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe explained how the girl was said to have been with other women when the man attacked them.

He said: 'The other women managed to run away, leaving the teenage girl behind. And that's when the deceased allegedly raped her.'

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