Bfn after-care teacher arrested for rape of boy (13)

The Free State police are investigating a case of rape lodged against a female after-care teacher (28), involving a schoolboy (13) at the Brandwag Primary School in Bloemfontein on Friday 15 November.

Police spokesperson, Motantsi Makhele, tells OFM News the teacher has been arrested for the incident on Tuesday. He says the case is being investigated by the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit. It is alleged that the teacher, who has since been suspended by the department, took the boy to a flat before the alleged incident happened.

Meanwhile, the Education MEC, Tate Makgoe, has expressed his disgust in the alleged rape incident.

Makgoe says he is thankful for and satisfied with the arrest of the alleged perpetrator, who was hired by the School Governing Body (SGB). Meanwhile, Makhele says a case of rape was opened at the Park Road Police Station and the suspect will appear before the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Thursday 21 November 2019.