Police in Tzaneen –have arrested a former principal believed to have been raping a 15-year-old girl in Lorraine village in Sekororo last week.
Police spokesperson colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the former principal allegedly told the girl he wanted to give her a message.
“Subsequently, he took her to his home in Loraine village where on arrival he raped her,” Ngoepe said.
The pupil opened a case and the suspect was later arrested, he said.
He appeared briefly at Lenyenye Magistrate’s court on Monday afternoon. He is due to appear again on Tuesday morning.