Away for life: judge corrects ‘slap on the wrist’ for child rape

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Away for life: judge corrects ‘slap on the wrist’ for child rape

FREE TO READ | Magistrate’s history of lenient rape punishments to be probed as regional court corrects sentence for ‘savage’ attack

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He was 19 when he took the sleeping six-year-old from her bed and raped her in a nearby forest.

Her injuries were so bad that she required surgery and spent a month in hospital.

Now 12, her mom says she is “unresponsive” and doesn’t talk much...

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