Tomorrow, 18 September 2019, the DA in Mogalakwena will picket outside Mekerong Magistrate Court where a 40 year old man will be appearing in court after the alleged rape of a 70 year old granny on 17 August 2019 in Masodi village outside Mokopane.
It is alleged that the suspect broke into the house and raped this granny but he was arrested few days later.
The DA strongly condemns any form of violence or abuse against women and children in Limpopo.
The DA will continue our fight for an honest and professional police service that is adequately capacitated to deal with the unacceptable levels of violence against women and children in our province and the rest of South Africa.
We demand that this suspect face the full might of the law and that a maximum sentence be handed down for this devastating deed.
The DA remains committed to ending the abuse of our society’s most vulnerable and supporting those who have fallen victim of abuse and sexual offences.
Details of the picketing are as follows:
Date: 18 September 2019
Venue: Mekerong Magistrate Court (2182 Dudu Madisha Dr, Mahwelereng-C, Mokopane)