Durban – A man who raped a 14-year-old girl in Msinsini near Port Shepstone in 2013 had the book thrown at him by the Scottburgh Regional Court who sent him to prison for life.
In addition, Captain Nqobile Gwala, police spokesperson said Justice Gumbi will spend the rest of his life behind bars after the Scottburgh Regional Court handed him a life term in prison.
“His name will be recorded in the National Register of Sex Offenders, will be unfit to possess a firearm and will never be able to work in an environment involving children,” said Gwala.
“The accused went to the home of his 14-year-old victim where he beat her with an electrical cord, threatened her with a knife and fired a shot to further intimidate her. He stuffed her mouth with a towel preventing her from screaming out for help,” explained Gwala.
She said during investigations, it was