The 33-year, Samron May in Kokstad, KwaZulu-Natal, has been sentenced to life imprisonment from the court after tried and being found guilty of raping a 14-year old girl.
He received his sentence in the Kokstad regional court on Monday for the rape of a 14-year old girl at his home in 2018. The girl’s friend headed to a nearby shop, and May saw the opportunity to rape her.
Police spokesperson Capt. Nqobile Gwala, said:
“Fearing for her life, the young lady told no one about the ordeal. But the pain and keeping the secret became unbearable and she attempted to commit suicide.”
Gwala said the girl who was later admitted to the hospital and, finally, revealed the pain and suffering she has been going through.
Acting provincial commissioner Maj-Gen Thulani Gonya was in support of the sentence given to May.
“We are pleased with the sentence handed over to the accused and we pray the victim will find peace knowing that the perpetrator will spend the rest of his life behind bars,”