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Good Samaritan jailed by Centane court for rape

Sep 3, 2019
Good Samaritan jailed by Centane court for rape

Centane - The Centane Regional Magistrate’s Court convicted and sentenced a 27-year-old man, Asekho Kilani, to undergo 16 years imprisonment for rape.

"The accused person was sentenced on Thursday last week at the Centane Regional Magistrate’s Court," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"It is alleged that the accused accompanied a 23-year-old woman, who want to go to her boyfriend on the 21 June 2018, at about 21h30, at Rwantsana Locality, Qombolo Village, Centane.

"While the two were on their way to the homestead of the victim’s boyfriend, the accused became vicious and threatened the victim with knife."

He allegedly raped the victim.

"A case of rape was registered at Centane Police Station. The accused was later traced, arrested and charged with rape."

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