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Kuruman serial rapist gets 3 life sentences plus 75 years behind bars

The convicted rapist was apprehended in 2016 for sexually assaulting numerous young women since 2012.

Convicted serial rapist Tiisetso Tutu Jetro of Bathlaros outside Kuruman has been handed three life sentences by the Kathu High Court. Picture: SAPS.

CAPE TOWN - Northern Cape police have welcomed the hefty sentence that has been handed down to a convicted serial rapist in Kuruman.

Twenty-two-year-old Tiisetso Tutu Jetro was handed three life sentences and an additional 75 years imprisonment by the High Court in Kathu this week.

The sentences will run concurrently.

The convicted rapist was apprehended in 2016 for sexually assaulting numerous young women since 2012.

The police’s Dimakatso Mooi says DNA linked the man to eight rape cases.

“The suspect who resides in Kuruman was found guilty after he had raped a series of young girls and women, aged between 11 and 30.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)

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