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South Africa to charge 14 miners with the rapes of 8 women

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South Africa to charge 14 miners with the rapes of 8 women

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We will be directed by the direction that the investigation is taking,” National Prosecuting Authority spokeswoman Phindi Mjonondwane said outside the court.

The miners hold gold illegally and often operate in heavily armed syndicates, according to local reports.

More than 80 suspects were arrested in a police raid at a disused mine in Krugersdorp after reports of the rapes and robberies emerged.

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Author / Journalist: Mogomotsi Magome | AP

Category: World Nation Politics

Topics: Miners Thursday Seven Charged Rapes Wednesday South Krugersdorp Court Suspects Illegally

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Published Date: 2022-08-10, 13:30:56

News Timezone: GMT -5:00

Language: English

Original Article Length: 383 words

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News ID: 1531692

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