Mpuma rapist jailed for 18 years

Mbombela - A rapist was sentenced to 18 years imprisonment by the Nelspruit Magistrate's Court on Thursday for raping a 14-year-old girl.

Nicholas Sipho Lekhuleni, 36, of Malalane, Mpumalanga, raped the teenager on 28 October 2012, a Sapa correspondent reported.

Lekhuleni was renting a room from the girl's family when he raped her.

She was 14 at the time.

He was arrested on the same day of the incident and moved to Hectorspruit near Malalane after being released on bail of R1 500.


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On The Edge 2014-08-07 07:48:36 PM
18yrs my ass, he'll be out in 6yrs! He might get out sooner if he gets his hands on a police uniform...
Bento Maepa 2014-08-07 08:46:29 PM
If that is how long it takes to rehabilitate a paedophile.
Victor Fedrick 2014-08-09 07:52:09 AM
Real men dnt rape,so you are not a man you are just a beast.