Three arrested for gang rape

2013-07-15 13:30

Three alleged rapists have been arrested in Dutywa in the Eastern Cape.

“Three suspects, (a) 22-year-old and two (others) aged 18 have been arrested following the gang rape of a 24-year-old woman at Sofuthe (in) Ngcingwane village in Dutywa,” said the police’s Captain Jackson Manatha today.

The woman was sleeping with two otr people in a shack yesterday when the men allegedly attacked her. She was taken to another shack where she was repeatedly raped.

“The suspects allegedly took turns in raping the victim but she identified one of them,” he said.

After the incident was reported at the Dutywa police station, police responded swiftly and managed to arrest all three at their homes in Ngcingwane village.

“The suspects will appear before the Dutywa Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday on rape charges,” said Manatha.

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