15-year-old South African girl kills man who raped her by shooting him in the head with his own gun

A 15 year-old girl was left distraught after she had to shoot dead the man who raped her in Wedela, Carletonville, South Africa.

Captain Eddie Boboko, the South African Police Spokesperson for the cluster, who confirmed the incident on Monday, March 8, said the girl was accosted by a man on Saturday night, and was forced into an area of bush where she and her male friend were robbed at gunpoint before the assailant raped her.

“The young girl who had been forced into the bush at gun point by the suspect was ordered to undress. The man also undressed and proceeded to rape her,” said Captain Boboko.

The girl saw an opportunity when she spotted her rapist’s firearm, seemingly on the ground, grabbed it and shot him in the head with it.

The Wedela police have opened a case of rape and an inquest docket. “The deceased has not yet been identified,” Boboko told the Merafong Observer.

The young girl has been scheduled to also receive counseling for the trauma she has experienced.

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