South Africa anger after girl raped in restaurant

Mural painting and graffitis against the domestic violence and rape in Soweto Image copyright AFP ImageSouth Africans have expressed outrage following the alleged rape of a seven-year-old girl in a restaurant toilet.A 20-year-old man allegedly followed her into the women’s restroom before snatching her and raping her in the men’s section, police said.The suspect was arrested at the scene and charged with rape and possessing drugs. He has been remanded in custody and has not yet been asked to plead. South Africa has one of the highest incidences of rape in the world.The police recorded 40,035 rapes in the 12 months leading to 31 March, an average of 110 each day, the fact-checking organisation Africa Check says.This is a slight increase on the previous year, which saw 39,828 recorded rapes. (BBC) Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedIndia outrage mounts over gang rape, murder of 8-year-oldApril 13, 2018In “World”India girl, 16, burnt alive after rapeMay 5, 2018In “World”Man who allegedly attempted to rape 6-y-o brutally beaten in SophiaSeptember 10, 2018In “Crime”

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