27-year-old Butterworth man arrested for molesting six-year-old boy

BY YOLANDA PALEZWENI - NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Butterworth police on Sunday arrested a 27-year-old man for alleged raping a six-year-old boy at Cegcuwana Village, Butterworth. 

It is alleged that the victim was raped inside the neighbour’s pit toilet at about 11:45, at Cegcuwana Village.

“The mother of the victim was tipped off about the rape-in-progress of her son and the mother promptly alerted community members about the crime,” said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

He added that, the community caught the suspect and contacted Butterworth police, who arrested him.

The suspect is due to appear before the Butterworth Magistrate's Court on Monday, facing rape charges.