Mamelodi businessman (77) arrested for allegedly raping minor

The suspect was arrested on Monday after the girl told her sister of about the ordeal.

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JOHANNESBURG - A Mamelodi businessman has been arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl.

It's understood the crime happened a few weeks ago at the 77-year-old's house.

The suspect was arrested on Monday after the girl told her sister of about the ordeal.

The police's Michael Mbewe said: “He is due to appear in court following accusations of rape of a minor sometime in April and investigations are underway.”