Rape complainant, 11, awaits hysterectomy

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An enraged Port Elizabeth woman on Monday described the agonising trauma her 11-year-old niece is suffering as she lies in a hospital bed waiting to undergo a hysterectomy – an operation necessary after the child was allegedly brutally raped over a three-year period.

The little girl is one of four children who were allegedly raped by a 26-year-old neighbour who appeared for the first time in the New Brighton Magistrate’s Court on Monday...

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