Police investigate rape of girl (6) and sexual assault of girl (4)

The police are investigating cases of rape and sexual assault of girls aged four and six in Hartbeespoort.

Police spokesperson, Maria Nkabinde confirmed that a 54-year-old man was arrested in Hartbeespoort on Monday, 7 December for the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl. He is a family member of the girl. He appeared in the Brits Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 8 December.

Another case of sexual assault was opened at the Hartbeespoort police on 26 November. According to Nkabinde a man is accused of sexually assaulting a four-year-old girl. He is also a family member of the girl.

“No arrest has been made yet and the police are investigating both cases,” she said.