16 Years for Rape

Hard News / Hoofnuus

The effort to fight serious and violent crime against women and children has yielded positive results when a 20-year old man was sentenced to a total of 16 years imprisonment on different charges. 

According to Lieutenant Colonel Dima-katso Mooi from the SAPS Provincial Corporate Communication office in Kimberley, the Upington Regional Court sentenced Eldino Rhyn Dino aged 20 to twelve years imprisonment for rape with five years suspended and for sexual assault four years imprisonment, suspended for five years with conditions

The accused committed these offenses during August and December 2014. In the first incident, Dino forced an 11-year old girl to suck his private part while in the other incident Dino followed a 14-year old to the toilet and fondled her private parts. He was charged with rape on the first incident and sexual assault on the other.

The Provincial Management in the Northern Cape has welcomed this sentence and commended the investigating team for their commitment and endeavor for ensuring that offenders face the might of the law.