South African Anene Booysen rapist jailed for life

Johannes Kana, 21, admitted raping Anene Booysen but not killing her
Johannes Kana, 21, admitted raping Anene Booysen but not killing her

(BBC) A South African man found guilty of the rape and brutal murder of a 17-year-old girl has been sentenced to two life terms in prison by a court near Cape Town.

State prosecutors had requested this sentence – without parole – for 21-year-old Johannes Kana.

Anene Booysen died in February, hours after she was mutilated in a case that caused national outrage.

South Africa has one of the highest rates of sexual violence in the world.

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