While away, he called his girl, who at the time was with her siblings outdoor, to his room.
When she came inside, her father purportedly overpowered her, covered her jaws, and then forced her.
After the incident, the arrested instructed his daughter not to tell anybody of the incident, and in terror of her father, the girl accepted.
It was only the next day that she got the courage to tell her mom, detailing to her the events that occurred while she was in town, KZN SAPS national spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele reports DRUM.
KZN countrified commissioner Lieutenant-General Khombinkosi Jula praised detectives and all stakeholders who performed a role in ensuring the accused was executed.
“It is very heartening to know that this monster is behind bars where he fits. The sentence intended out to him by the court carries a clear message that crimes against our wives and kids will not be tolerated,” he said.
Upon uncovering out what happened to her girl, the mother took the girl to Mbongolwane Police Station, where a case of molestation was opened, and the docket shifted to the Eshowe Family Violence, Child Protection, and Physical Offences Unit for further inquiry.
Intense investigation and proof played a key role in the sentence of the accused.