Arrested for robbery, rape

2017-03-15 06:04

A man from Intabazwe near Harrismith was arrested regarding an alleged house robbery and the rape of a 68-year-old woman.

The arrest of the suspect came after a plea from the police to the public to provide information regarding the incident.

Sgt Mmako Mophiring, police spokesperson, said the suspect had allegedly entered the house of the victim in the early morning on Sunday (12/03).

“He allegedly grabbed, stabbed and raped the elderly victim.

“Furthermore, he took three cellphones and cash from her business in the same yard,” said Mophiring.

He said the victim was admitted at to local hospital, where she was treated.

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