Fake KZN security guard held for rape

2013-10-12 16:02


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Johannesburg - A man posing as a security guard has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman in Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Saturday.

On Thursday, the woman was shopping in Pinetown when the man approached her and accused her of shoplifting, police spokesperson Thulani Zwane said.

The man ordered her to accompany him to his office.

"As they were walking, the victim became suspicious as they approached a bush along the railway line."

The man allegedly raped the woman at knifepoint.

As they walked back to the CBD, the woman screamed for help and her alleged rapist fled.

A few minutes later the man was arrested.

He will appear in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court on Monday on a rape charge.

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