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Eastern Cape rapist given two life sentences

TshiamoMbiza 06/24/2020

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During this recent years there has been an uprise in gender base violence against women but justice has been served.

A 38 year old rapist from Eastern Cape has been given two life sentences the judge expressed that he wants to make an example of the perpetrators ,“The Perpetrators of Gender Based Violence must be excommunicated”. This was the reaction of the Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Liziwe Ntshinga in welcoming the sentences imposed by the Bhisho High Court upon the 38-year-old rapist on 23 June 2020.

The Provincial Commissioner further appreciated the sterling work of the FCS detectives. “The sentences must serve as lesson for the perpetrators of Gender Based Violence. They must refrain from harassing, molesting and injuring innocent women or face the full might of the law” Lieutenant General Ntshinga Concluded.

This is definitely a step forward towards achieving a much more safer environment for women in South Africa and this sentencing has given the public confidence in the justice system.

Source: opera.com
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