Repeat rapist sentenced to 25 years

The man repeatedly raped a 13-year-old girl in Butterworth, Eastern Cape.

FILE: The sentence was handed down in the Butterworth regional court this week. Picture:stock.xchng

CAPE TOWN - A 31-year-old man has been sentenced to 25-years imprisonment for repeatedly raping a 13-year-old girl in Butterworth.

The attack happened at his house in October 2013.

The police's Jackson Manatha said, "A case was opened and was taken over by S-Unit, who thoroughly investigated the case and arrested the suspect. He was then tried and convicted on 13 Monday and was sentenced to undergo effective 25 years."