Saturday, April 17, 2010

Man killed, wife raped by 5 criminals and toddler assaulted

Man killed, wife raped and toddler assaulted
17 April 2010, 13:07

A man was beaten to death while his wife was gang raped and their four-year-old daughter seriously assaulted in the early hours of Saturday morning, Limpopo police said."It is believed a gang of 15 men entered the family's house on a plot at Dalmada, outside Polokwane at 3.30am," said Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe.The gang tied up the 40-year-old man and beat him to death.Five men raped the man's wife before turning on the couple's four-year-old daughter and seriously assaulting her.Ngoepe said the motive for the attack was unknown and nothing was taken from the house.The wife and her daughter were take to a nearby hospital after residents alerted police about the incident.Ngoepe described the woman as being "too traumatised" to give a statement to the police.No arrests have been made and anyone with information can contact 10111. - Sapa

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