21 year-old Centane man in court for raping 53 year-old woman

BY YOLANDA PALEZWENI - OCTOBER 17, 2016

Centane police arrested a 21 year-old man on Friday, for alleged rape of a 53-year-old woman at Komkhulu Location, Rwantsane Village, Centane. 

According to Centane police, the crime was committed on Thursday evening, while the victim was alone at her home as some family members were away.

“She was watching television and the door was not closed and the suspect entered armed with a sharp instrument. He over powered the victim and sexually assaulted her,” said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

The suspect has been charged with rape and he will appear before the Centane Magistrate's Court on Monday.