He repeatedly raped, stabbed and strangled his aunt, before robbing her of her money.
Baby Luyanda was wearing pink socks, pink and white trousers, a yellow shirt and a red jacket at the time of her disappearance.
Numerous problems associated with the building have caused residents to express outrage multiple times at its presence in the suburb, and this is but the latest development in the saga.
An off-duty police officer was alerted, and proceeded to give chase after the suspects, who then opened fire at the officer.
“Mthethwa was found entrapped in his bakkie, where he was then rescued by EMRS members, who tried tirelessly to stabilise him.”
“This is when she confessed to her mother about what her father had been doing to her, and that she was now pregnant as a result of it,” said Sergeant Mfanafuthi Nyembe, Spokesperson for Dannhauser SAPS.
The victim was kidnapped at Nelly Valley Farm and taken to Kiel-Kiel Farm, where she was raped.
A reward of R40 000 is offered for the recovery of the stolen goods.
According to Newcastle SAPS Corporate Communications and Liaison Officer, Captain Jabulani Ncube, the suspect will be expected to establish his mental fitness ahead of trail proceedings.
After the flames were doused, it was determined the tenants’ vehicle and motorcycle had been reduced to ash.
His conviction includes possession of child pornography, statutory rape, grooming children for sexual activity and instructing another person to use children for child pornography purposes.