Man arrested for kidnap, rape

2011-12-07 12:30
Johannesburg - A man was arrested in Jabulani, Soweto, on Tuesday night in connection with the rape and kidnapping of a 23-year-old woman, Gauteng police said.

"The man took the lady from the East Rand and drove her to a house in Zola in Soweto. He raped her while she was in that house," Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said on Wednesday.

According to Makhubela, the woman did not know the 27-year-old man. The man drove her back to the East Rand, where she went to police and opened a case of rape and told the police where he lived.

"He was arrested immediately."

The rape took place at the house of the man's parents.

The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment and counselling.

The man would face charges of rape and kidnapping in the Protea Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

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