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57-year-old Dutywa man arrested for raping 22-year-old woman

May 9, 2018
57-year-old Dutywa man arrested for raping 22-year-old woman

Dutywa police arrested a 57-year-old man for the alleged rape of 22-year-old woman on Tuesday, at about 20:00.

"The incident happened after the suspect asked the woman to accompany him from from a tavern to his residential place to fetch more liquor," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"It is alleged that when they arrived at his place he closed the door, strangled and raped her.

"The police knocked and arrested the man."

He will appear in the Dutywa Magistrate's Court on Thursday facing a charge of rape.