Maverick Citizen Eastern Cape: Prosecutors finally win justice for raped, pregnant 13-year old who burnt to death

Nine months after she died in a shack fire, prosecutors finally won justice for a 13-year-old girl who was repeatedly raped and impregnated by her own father, and had to get an abortion. Her father, Sakhiwo Nondumo, 40, was sentenced to three 25-year sentences for his crime. Child protection organisations and social workers lauded the sentence, but said the child’s ordeal once again highlighted how closed the criminal justice system is to victims who need it the most....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Thursday, 6 August