Nurse rape suspect to apply for bail

2011-11-04 07:26
Johannesburg - A male nurse who allegedly raped a terminally ill cancer patient in a Bloemfontein hospital is expected to apply for bail in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court on Friday.

He was arrested last week for the alleged rape of a 50-year-old cancer patient during a night shift at the National Hospital in Bloemfontein.

The sick woman's husband told police about 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.

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