Father jailed after punching 6-year-old son for eating polony Bloemfontein - "Then my dad and mom pray to the devil and their eyes go black," a slim year-old girl from Bloemfontein said via CCTV, as she testified against her parents in the Free State High Court.
While she testified that several men had raped her "one after the other", her father, 44, and mother, 36, sat next to one another in the dock, their eyes glued to the TV, Netwerk24 reported. The father wiped over his eyes a few times, as though he had become teary. I deserve it," the tearful teen said.
Responding to a question from Advocate Ena Liebenberg, for the State, she responded: She couldn't remember how many "men" had raped her there, "but there were several". It happened in her parents' bedroom. The men said if I didn't want to, they would kill me. I had to watch. If I looked away, they hit me.
Asked about her parents' satanic activities, she said: They worshipped the devil. They spoke in strange languages. I sometimes jumped in to try to help him, but they were too strong. She and her grandmother had seen to it. After her grandparents moved away, she couldn't keep it up with the cleaning. She sometimes did washing. For the rest, we had to wear dirty clothes. They used it for drugs and liquor". The girl was 11 and her brother 9 when they were removed from their parents' care in Bloemspruit in Acting Judge President Cagney Musi is presiding in the case, in which the couple face 13 charges relating to the alleged incidents between and They have pleaded not guilty.
The couple insisted that Advocate Pieter Nel withdraw as their legal representative, which he did on Thursday. Contributions of words or more will be considered for publication. We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published. Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.