Ethiopian national arrested for rape in Centane

BY ZANDISIWE POLTIN - NOVEMBER 4, 2015

An Ethiopian national was on Saturday arrested by Butterworth Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unity (FCS), a few days after he allegedly raped a young woman at Teko Kona village in Centane.

According to Eastern Cape police, the 24-year old suspect allegedly raped the victim at his shop on Tuesday last week at about 20:30pm.

The 23-year old victim was an employee at the alleged suspect’s shop at the time of the incident.

The suspect is expected expected to appear before the Centane Magistrate court during the course of the week on a charge of rape.