Teenager arrested for rape

2015-10-28 06:00

HILLCREST detectives arrested a 16-year-old boy at his home at Embo reserve for rape on Tuesday.

According to Hillcrest SAPS communications officer Constable N. Manqele, it is alleged that on Friday 16 October at about 10pm a 14-year-old girl was at a tavern with friends in Embo when she was called outside by the accused, who is known to her.

“The accused pulled the victim to the back of the tavern and raped her several occasions. The victim reported the matter to her friends, and informed her parents of what happened. A case of rape was reported to Hillcrest police station for further investigation,” he said.

The case was handed over to Pinetown FCS to continue with the investigations. The 16-year-old was arrested and is expected to appear in the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court soon. - Supplied.

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