Where is the country's leadership NGO asks following rape of 6-year-old girl in Mamelodi

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Lobby group Not in My Name has called out political leaders for not being "on the ground" at a court case where a 26-year-old man has been accused of raping his neighbour's six-year-old daughter in Mamelodi.

The suspect appeared briefly in court on Thursday, where he indicated that he would not be applying for bail. The court also heard that the accused, who cannot be named until he had plead to a charge of rape, is a Zimbabwean national and in the country illegally.

READ: 6-year-old undergoes surgery after alleged rape by neighbourThe court appearance was attended by a small group of residents, and branch members from different political parties alongside a number of NGOs including Not in my Name.

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