Nurse rape suspect staying in custody
Johannesburg - A male nurse who allegedly raped a terminally ill cancer patient in a Bloemfontein hospital would remain in custody until his formal bail application, according to a report on Monday.
The man, 33, would apply for bail in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court on Friday, The Citizen reported.
He was arrested last week for the alleged rape of a 50-year-old cancer patient during night shift at the National Hospital in Bloemfontein.
The sick woman's husband told police the attack happened on October 15.
According to the woman, a female nurse held her down while a male nurse raped her.
She positively identified the male nurse but could not identify his accomplice.