Minor allegedly raped during doctors visit in Heidedal


A case of rape has been opened at the Heidedal police station, after allegations that a 17-year-old girl was raped while visiting a surgery in the area, after falling ill.

According to police spokesperson, Thandi Mbambo, a doctor who works at Petclo Surgery situated at the Lee-Marco Centre in Heidedal, appeared before the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Friday, on a rape charge.

She explained to Bloemfontein Courant that it has been alleged that the girl was raped by the suspect, when he examined her on Wednesday at about 11:15.

The case was postponed to 13 November 2020  for a bail application.

Sazly Hartzenberg