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Teen arrested for raping his 77 year old granny

14 June 2016, 21:35Mpho Raborife, News24

Tzaneen - A teenage boy has been arrested for raping his 77-year-old grandmother in Limpopo, South Africa police said on Tuesday.

The 15-year-old allegedly attacked his grandmother while she sat under a lapa in her yard last week on Sunday, spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said.

"He grabbed her by the neck and pulled her to the house and raped her."

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The teenager then fled the scene, Ngoepe said.

A case was opened and the teenager was arrested on Monday afternoon after police had been tracking him for more than a week.

He was expected to appear in the Nkoankoa Magistrate's Court on Tuesday on charges of rape.

Investigations into the matter were continuing.   

- News24


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