A 21-year-old woman from KwaZulu Natal, South Africa is reportedly refusing to end a 9-year-old sexual relationship with her father.
The woman was allegedly raped by her 52-year-old father from a minor age whenever she came over to visit him.
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IOL reports that the girl and her father started having a sexual relationship when she was just 12 years.
Due to their sexual relationship which has been ongoing for the past 9-years, the girl has since fallen pregnant.
She allegedly identified another man as her baby’s father but it was later revealed that her father had impregnated her.
KwaZulu Natal MEC for Social Development, Nonhlanhla Khoza has called on the police to investigate and charge the father with statutory rape since he started sleeping with his daughter when she was still a minor. She said:
Our team of social workers will also have sessions with the girl and provide her with psychosocial support.
Meanwhile, a team of social workers has since been assigned to investigate the matter.
The MEC added that the social workers are also going to provide counselling to the girl and her family considering that her refusal to end their sexual relationship has reportedly caused a rift in the family.