Child, 6, raped in Shebeen

The suspect was arrested after he was caught in the act by a patron of the shebeen.

The suspect will be appearing in the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court tomorrow. Picture: GCIS.

CAPE TOWN - A Northern Cape man has been arrested for the rape of a child at a Shebeen in Kimberly.

The 20-year-old man allegedly sexually assaulted the 6-year-old girl in a toilet cubicle yesterday.

He will be appearing in the Kimberley Magistrate's Court tomorrow.

The police's Olebogeng Tawana says, "The suspect was caught in the act by one of the patrons of the shebeen who wanted to use the toilet.

"The community alerted the police and the man was arrested on the scene."