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Sentencing expected at Bhisho High Court against serial rapist Mayizole Dingiso

Nov 22, 2018
Sentencing expected at Bhisho High Court against serial rapist Mayizole Dingiso

The Bisho High Court is expected to hand out a sentence to a convicted serial rapist, Mayizole Dingiso (35), from Lower Sheshegu in Alice, after finding him guilty on several charges. 

The same court on Wednesday, handed three life sentences plus 205 years to another serial rapist from Mdantsane, East London.

"Dingiso was found guilty for two counts of housebreaking with intent to rape, two counts of rape and theft," described police spokesperson, Capt Khaya Tonjeni.

Serial rapist, Mayizole Dingiso, targeted defensless women

He said that on count one, housebreaking with intent to rape, it is alleged that on 28 September 2014, near Mpozisa, in Sheshegu, Alice, the accused unlawfully entered the house of an elderly woman with the intent to rape her.

"After getting unlawful entry at the premises, Dingiso raped a 72-year-old woman," added Capt Tonjeni.

"On the same day, the suspect stole a DVD player from the victim's house."

He said that the suspect raped another victim, a 57-year-old woman, not very far from the place where the initial crime was committed on 11th October 2014 also at Lower Sheshegu, in Alice.

The case was investigated by Sgt Gaika - Eastern Cape SAPS Service Excellence Award top detective recipient 2018.

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