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Butterworth granny bites alleged rapist, rapist later arrested by police

Jan 10, 2019
Butterworth granny bites alleged rapist, rapist later arrested by police

The Butterworth Family Violence and Child Protection Unit (FCS) arrested a 20-year-old man for alleged rape of a 70-year-old woman.

"It is alleged that the victim was sleeping alone at her home, which is at Mvumelwano Locality, Nxaxho (A), Village, Centane on Monday," said police spokesperson, Capt Jackson Manatha.

"At about 23:00, she woke up to someone raping her.

"She bit the suspect."

Capt Manatha added that the suspect then ran away.

Rapist arrested by members of the Butterworth FCS Unit 

 

"A case of rape was registered at Centane Police Station."

He said that the Butterworth FCS Unit members investigated the case and arrested the suspect.

"The suspect will appear before the Centane Magistrate’s Court on Friday on a charge of rape."

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