By Jeanette Chabala:A 23-year-old man was given a life sentence for the kidnap and rape of a 7-year-old girl at a graveyard in Bohlokong, Free State police said on Wednesday.
Sekwele Mike Khoane was sentenced on Tuesday by the Bethlehem Magistrate’s Court, said Captain Zweli Mohobeleli.
Khoane kidnapped the girl while she was sleeping with her grandmother at their home in Silahliwe informal settlement.
He then took her to nearby graveyard and raped her, said Mohobeleli. He was arrested after the girl reported him to the police.