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Ngqamakhwe man in court for raping 82-year-old woman in her home

Dec 10, 2018
Ngqamakhwe man in court for raping 82-year-old woman in her home

A 39-year-old Ngqamakhwe man is expected in court after he was arrested by police for alleged rape of an 82-year-old woman.

"It is alleged that the victim was sleeping alone on Friday - it was at about 23h30, when she heard a window broken," described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"Suspect entered and he was identified by the victim. The suspect allegedly raped the victim."

The suspect was traced and arrested by Ngqamakhwe police.

"The crime was committed at Malongweni Locality, Mgcwe Village, Ngqamakhwe," said Capt Manatha.

"The suspect will appear before the Ngqamakhwe Magistrate's Court on Monday on a rape charge."

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