Asked by Mkhefa on 26-05-2020 14:52:24
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Gauteng
My son of age 22 had a consented sex with a minor, age 15, unknowingly she was 15.
The complainant apparently lied about her age, saying she was 17 and doing grade 12 at school, even her friend and other witness were present at the same house.
The charges were layed by the victim's mother.
My son has appeared twice already in court and is currently out on bail, as the matter was put under schedule 1, staturoy rape.
My concern is the minimum sentence carried by the staturoy rape case?
The lie about the age, will it have any effect on the case?
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