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Lady Frere police on the heels of suspect after old woman raped and stabbed

Sep 26, 2019
Lady Frere police on the heels of suspect after old woman raped and stabbed

Lady Frere - Police are on the heels of a suspect, who raped and attacked a 67-year-old woman and her son  at Tsembeyi Administrative Area on Tuesday night between 20HO0 and the early hours of Wednesday.

"It is alleged that old woman was sleeping in her house and her son was sleeping  in another room when she heard someone breaking  the window and entering the house," police spokesperson, Captain Namhla Mdleleni said. 

"She was raped and stabbed."

Capt Mdleleni said that during that process, victim's son entered in order to rescue his mother, but suspect also stabbed the son and afterwards ran away.

"Police were summoned and on arrival, both victims were taken to hospital as they were both injured," she said.

"A case of rape and attempted murder were opened and no arrest yet.

"Police  are following the leads and appeal to anyone, who can assist them in arresting the perpetrator to please contact Detective Sgt Ndileka Bokolo  at 0798969645 or 0860010111."

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