Case Against 28-Year-Old Man Accused of Raping & Killing Six-Year-Old Child Postponed to Next Year

The case against a 28-year-old man accused of raping a 6-year-old and then killing her at Dark City, Praktiseer outside Burgersfort has been postponed to February next year for further investigations.

Levy Nongoma of Tubatse in Burgersfort appeared in Praktiseer Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.

It is understood the girl was playing with other children in the neighbourhood on Friday when her mother noticed that she had gone missing and started a search for her. 

The child’s body was later discovered dumped in a neighbour’s yard. 

Nongoma was later arrested hiding at the neighbour’s homestead.

The National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) Mashudu Malabi-Dzhangi said: “He abandoned the bail and will remain in custody.”

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