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Fake doctor arrested at Mthatha hospital after raping teen, who had given birth

Sep 26, 2018
Fake doctor arrested at Mthatha hospital after raping teen, who had given birth

A 30-year-old Mthatha man is expected in court on Wednesday after he was arrested for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl at a local hospital on Tuesday, at about 09h15.

According to police spokesperson, Captain Dineo Koena, it is alleged that the suspect, who posed as a doctor visited the victim's ward and pretended to do check up on her as she gave birth on Monday morning.

Rape in maternity ward and arrest

"It is further alleged that he ordered her to undress so as to do thorough check up and afterwards raped her in her maternity ward," she added.

"Police were alerted and he was arrested in the hospital at about 12h30.

"He will appear before Mthatha Magistrate's Court on Wednesday facing a charge of rape."

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