Centane man arrested for alleged rape of a 68 year-old woman


Centane police on Wednesday arrested a 26 year-old man after he allegedly raped a 68 year-old woman on Monday afternoon, at Nyhithyaba Locality, Mcotama Village, Centane.

According to Centane police, the woman was on her way to her daughter's home in the same locality when the incident happened.

“The suspect followed the victim and approached her while she was near the river and grabbed her to the nearest forest where he raped her,” described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

A case of rape was opened.

The Suspect will appear before the Centane Magistrate's Court soon on a charge of rape.