Father held over rape

A man was arrested in Katlehong on the East Rand charged with raping his 12-year-old daughter.

A man was arrested in Katlehong on the East Rand charged with raping his 12-year-old daughter.

"The man, 51, is alleged to have raped his daughter early on Tuesday morning," said police spokesman Captain Mega Ndobe.

The child's mother was on her way to work when the rape is said to have taken place.

"When she later washed her daughter's underwear she saw blood and asked what had happened," said Ndobe.

The father was due to appear in court yesterday. - Sapa

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