The South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) in Limpopo has condemned the alleged rape of a 17-year-old girl by a 33-year-old teacher in Mokwakwaila outside Tzaneen.
Limpopo police say the alleged incident occured on Sunday when the teacher gave the girl a lift and subsequently assaulted her before raping her on the way.
Chairperson for SADTU in Limpopo, Sowell Tjebane says the union is still trying to find out who the alleged pepertrator is.
Tjebane adds that should it be found that he is a member of SADTU, steps will be taken against him as guided by the union’s consitution.
Limpopo police say the suspect will appear at the Bolobedu Magistrates Court on Tuesday, 11 September on a charge of rape