Police swiftly arrest 26 year-old Sterkspruit man after alleged rape

JULY 4, 2016

A 26 year-old Sterkspruit man is expected in the Sterkspruit Magistrate Court on Monday after he was arrested on Saturday by local police for rape.

According to Eastern Cape police, the victim was walking home with her sister and cousin. They were then accosted by an unknown male, who forced her to leave with him.

The suspect took her to a local dam where the alleged raped happened.

After her release, the victim with her sister and cousin went to a local garage where they saw SAPS members on patrol and reported the incident to them.

The suspect was immediately arrested and detained in custody.