Rapist gets life in prison

Convicted rapist Gert Gert Vertyn was yesterday sentenced to life imprisonment by the Sebokeng magistrate's court for raping an 18-year-old woman.

Convicted rapist Gert Gert Vertyn was yesterday sentenced to life imprisonment by the Sebokeng magistrate's court for raping an 18-year-old woman.

On February 25, Vertyn, 30, was found guilty of raping the woman in Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg.

On November 1 2007, Vertyn had stopped the woman, who was on her way to visit a friend. He overpowered and then raped her. - Sapa

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