Luyanda Daniels (46) from Philippi East has been sentenced at Wynberg Regional Court with life imprisonment for raping his 14-year old daughter.
The incident occurred on the Marikana informal settlement back in August 2017, the leading investigator Detective Sergeant Yandiswa Jack was in charge of pulling the case together to present to the courts.
On the 24th August the final sentence was given to the man who will now serve out a life sentence for his crimes against his daughter.
Detective Sergeant Yandiswa Jack could not contain her excitement when she heard the news of the sentencing as it’s been a long time coming and it came during the “Women’s month”
“As the conviction and sentence come towards the end of the women’s month, one hopes it will serve as a deterrent to would-be perpetrators of gender-based violence”, says Lt General Matakata.