Durban – A KZN teenager who raped a 12-year-old boy has been jailed for 15 years.
18-year-old Sifiso Nkatha was found guilty and sentenced by Durban Regional Court this week.
Police said the incident took place on June 19, 2018. The victim was playing with his friends when he was called by the accused, then 15, to accompany him.
“The accused took the young boy to Chesterville Park and raped him. The victim reported the ordeal to her mother and a rape case was opened at Cato Manor police station, ”said Captain Nqobile Gwala.
The Brighton Beach Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offenses Unit investigated the case.
“The accused, who was 15 at the time of the incident, was arrested and appeared in court. He was released into the custody of his parents until he was sentenced on March 30, ”Gwala said.