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36-year-old Dutywa man in court for allegedly raping 25-year-old woman

MARCH 20, 2017
36-year-old Dutywa man in court for allegedly raping 25-year-old woman

A 36-year-old man is expected in court on Monday after he was arrested by Dutywa police for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman.

"The allegation is that the two were busy enjoying themselves on Friday, at about 20:00, at Govan Mbeki Township, in Dutywa," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"Suddenly the suspect became vicious and accosted the victim.

"The suspect is alleged to have raped the victim. No one intervened  as the suspect was with the victim inside the house."

Accordign to Captain Manatha, she managed to run away and reported the case at Dutywa police station.

"Police acted swiftly and arrested the suspect," hes described.

"The suspect has been charged with rape and will appear before the Dutywa Magistrate's Court on Monday on a charge of rape."