Gang attacks two couples - rapes wife, drowns husbands

2015-10-18 11:39
(File, Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Johannesburg - A gang of men accosted two couples, raped one of the women and then forced them to watch their husbands being drowned in a lake at Rhodes Park in Kensington, Johannesburg.

Gauteng police spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini said the two couples were walking in the park around 19:00 on Saturday when they were attacked by a group of 12 men.

"They tied up the husbands and threw them into the water. One of the wives was also raped."

Dlamini could not confirm a report that the husbands had to watch both wives being gang raped before being thrown in the lake.   

He said divers found the men's bodies at around 23:00.

No arrests had been made yet.

Intelligence Bureau said on Twitter that the 12 men raped both women in front of their husbands before forcing the women to watch their husbands drown.

Crimeairnetwork tweeted that the bound men were thrown into the water.

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