A 17-year-old mother and her 30-year-old boyfriend expected to appear in court following the rape and murder of a two-year old toddler in Diepkloof, Johannesburg GAUTENG - A 17-year-old mother and her 30-year-old boyfriend are expected to appear on Wednesday, 25 November 2020 in the Protea Magistrate Court, following an
incident on 15 November 2020 in which her two-year-old daughter was allegedly raped and assaulted in Diepkloof, Soweto.
The child succumbed to injuries and wa s certified dead on 19 November 2020.
This comes after their arrest by police on Tuesday 24 November 2020, in Diepkloof.
On 16 November 2020, members of the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) specialised unit were summoned by a medical practitioner from Baragwanath Hospital, alerting police of the rape of a two-year-old child who had been assaulted and brought in the previous night for medical attention.