A South African court has sentenced a 35 year old man to 25 years imprisonment for rape.

Kenny Gangathele to undergo 20 years imprisonment for raping his former girlfriend aged 47.

The accused was sentenced on Tuesday 16 October 2018 at Willowvale.

It is alleged that the victim returned from a traditional ceremony on 12 October 2017 at about 21:00 when she arrived at her way home at Mkhwezweni Locality, Nqadu Village, Willowvale. She came across the accused who was her ex- boyfriend. The accused forced the victim to go with him to his home where she was raped.
With this verdict, it will stand as a deterrent to others.