The angry parents of the 5-year old girl who was raped want answers about how the horrific incident happened right under the teacher’s noses, and they want the older boys who did it jailed.
The grade R pupil from Denniton area in Limpopo was allegedly raped by three boys in the tall grass behind old toilets at a primary school last Thursday.
The girls mom 33, said: “my son told me that something happened to his sister at school but she did not want to talk about it. I thought she might have been bullied but later realised she wasn’t herself and walked as if she was in pain”
The mum said when she bathed her daughter that evening, she could see that here private parts were painful. The mum checked her panties and found blood stains.
She rushed her to the hospital and the doctor confirmed she had been penetrated.
The mum reported the matter to the police and then the child revealed that she was raped by three boys.
The girl’s dad said he was shocked that this happened right under the teachers’ noses, the principal denied that the rape happened on the school premises but then allegedly set the grass behind the toilets alight.
Dr Naledzani Rasila, spokesman for Limpopo Education department said: “We condemn this incident and will ensure that the law takes its course”
Colonel Ronel Otto confirmed the incident and said the suspects are three boys aged eight, nine and ten.
They have been placed under the guidance of social workers as they are minors.