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29-year-old Dutywa man arrested for raping 31-year-old woman

Nov 19, 2018
29-year-old Dutywa man arrested for raping 31-year-old woman

Dutywa police arrested a 29-year-old man for alleged rape of a 31-year-old woman.

"It is alleged that the victim was from the homestead of her uncle on Friday, at about 20:00, at Njemane Locality, Nqabane Village, Dutywa," said police spokesperson, Capt Jackson Manatha.

"She noticed that she was being followed by the suspect. The suspect is alleged to have accosted the victim and then raped her."

A case of rape was registered at Dutywa Police Station.

He said that Dutywa police acted swiftly and traced the suspect.

"The suspect was arrested on Saturday. He will appear before the Dutywa Magistrate's Court on Monday on a rape charge."

Butterworth SAPS Cluster Commander, Brigadier Ngangema Xakavu, commended Dutywa Police for their swift actions in tracing and arresting the suspect.

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