The justice system has failed me – rape accuser

PIET RAMPEDI THE woman who accused a senior Limpopo government bureaucrat of rape before withdrawing the charges says she feels let down by the country’s justice system. The 29-year-old mother of three says the traumatic treatment she received in the hands of the authorities after laying the charges will deter other rape victims from reporting cases of sexual abuse in future. This comes after she and her alleged […]

Rape accuser’s dodgy past

PIET RAMPEDI THE woman at the centre of rape allegations involving a senior Limpopo government official has a history of involvement in criminal acts back home in Botswana – including car theft, card skimming and extortion – according to sources in that country. Three independent sources – her close associate, a police officer and a businessman – told African Times this week that the mother of three from […]
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