Gauteng guard held for rape

2013-11-18 18:30


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Johannesburg - A 30-year-old security guard was arrested after the rape of a 25-year-old woman in Heidelberg, police said on Monday.

The woman allegedly left Vocos Pub in the early hours of Sunday morning, police spokesperson Mathews William Tshabangu said.

She was then picked up by a security guard in Voortrekker Street, driving a marked security company vehicle.

The guard then drove to the railway line, stopped the vehicle and forced the woman to have sex with him, Tshabangu said.

The woman immediately reported the incident to the police.

A security guard was arrested when the description of the vehicle linked him to the crime.

He was expected to appear in the Heidelberg Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

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