SABC News - Girl fatally stabs rapist :Thursday 14 September 2017

Girl fatally stabs rapist

Thursday 14 September 2017 06:30

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A 33 year old knife wielding man wanted to rape the girl but she fought back.

A 33 year old knife wielding man wanted to rape the girl but she fought back.(SABC)

A 16 year old girl from Willowvale in the Eastern Cape has been moved to a place of safety after she allegedly killed a man who tried to rape her.

Police spokesperson Jackson Manatha says a 33 year old knife wielding man wanted to rape the girl, but she fought back, disarmed him and stabbed him to death.  

Manatha says the 16 year old girl was left at the home of  the deceased by her boyfriend who was called by another friend of his.

He says: "The boyfriend went to tell the deceased that his girlfriend was at his homestead and it was at that stage that the 33 year old took a chance and tried to rape the girl."

He says a struggle ensued between the two as result the girl fatally stabbed the man on his upper body.

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