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Granddad arrested for rape

An Eastern Cape man has been arrested for allegedly raping his six-year-old granddaughter.

Handcuffs. Picture: Stock.xchng

CAPE TOWN - An Eastern Cape man has been arrested for allegedly raping his six-year-old granddaughter.

The 38-year-old grandfather was taken into custody in Butterworth on Sunday morning.

The police's Jackson Manatha says doctors have confirmed that the girl had been raped.

"The incident is believed to have taken place in May. The suspected will appear in court this week."

In April, Interpol named South Africa the rape capital of the world.

A study, conducted by South Africa's Medical Research Council, revealed that one in four men admitted to having raped a woman.