Eastern Cape man in court for raping woman

2014-06-26 07:19


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Johannesburg - A 20-year-old man appeared in the Bityi Periodical Court on Wednesday for allegedly raping a 59-year old woman, Eastern Cape police said.

The case against him was postponed to 2 July for a formal bail application, Lieutenant Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela said.

The man was arrested on Tuesday after the community assisted police with apprehending him.

The 20-year-old allegedly raped the woman on 15 June in Mthentu near Mthatha while she was on her way home from her relative's house.

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