Thursday, June 30, 2022

Mankgodi man allegedly impregnates his 16-year-old daughter

A forty-five-year-old Mankgodi man is under police investigations for raping and impregnating his 16-year-old daughter.

Senior Superintendent Mokuedi Mphaphi, District Number 2 Police officer, confirmed the story to the Sunday Standard.

“We received a report from her mother, alleging that, upon questioning, the daughter indicated that his father is the one who slept with her and made her pregnant,” said Mphaphi.

He said the 16-year-old, a student in a Junior School, has not been staying with the parents but had been called back to live with her parents who live separately in Mankgodi.

Mphaphi indicated that he was not sure if the child had withdrawn from school yet but said it was obvious she had gone through medical tests.

“I am not quite certain about how old the pregnancy is but the law does not allow such pregnancy. Investigations will verify that,” said Mphaphi.

He added that certain circumstances such as whether there was threat and force used when the incident occurred will determine the case, saying that they are waiting to see the tests from the doctor to also determine whether the suspect is the biological father.

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