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Willowvale rapist expected in court

Nov 5, 2018
Willowvale rapist expected in court

Willowvale police arrested a 29-year-old man for alleged rape of a 22-year-old woman.

"It is alleged that the victim was going to the river to fetch water on Friday, at about 15h00, at Mboya Village, Willowvale," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The victim came across the suspect who dragged her to a certain house where he allegedly raped her. When the rape was reported to Willowvale police, the suspect was traced and arrested on Saturday."

He has been charged with rape and will appear before the Willowvale Magistrate's Court on Monday on rape charge.

Butterworth Cluster Commander, Brigadier Ngangela Xakavu, commended Willowvale Police for their swift actions in tracing and arresting the suspect.

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