Raped woman found under bed

2012-02-19 14:30

Johannesburg - A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman in Vaalpark, Sasolburg, early on Saturday morning, said Free State police.

The woman was reportedly employed to look after two children when the man placed his hand on her mouth around 01:00 and pulled her from her bed, said Constable Peter Kareli in a statement.

"It is alleged that she was being pulled by the brother of the owner of the house. He allegedly instructed her not to scream and took her to another room where he raped her a couple of times," said Kareli.

The children apparently started crying when they noticed the woman was no longer in the room, waking their aunt who was sleeping in another room.

The aunt looked for the woman and notified the owner of the house, who was in Bloemfontein, that she couldn't find the woman.

The owner contacted police.

The aunt reportedly then heard a sound under the man's bed, where she found the woman half-naked and shaking, said Kareli.

Police arrived, and after speaking to the woman, arrested the man with the woman taken to a place of safety.

The man was expected to appear in the Sasolburg Magistrate's Court on Monday.

Read more on:    bloemfontein
NEXT ON NEWS24X

SHARE:

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
36 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Inside News24

 
SPONSORED CONTENT
4 real car inventions that seem like science fiction

Vehicle design and tech have come so far so fast, that what seemed impossible has become reality. These are some of the fun and exciting innovations that have found their way into vehicle tech.

/News
 

Business tips from the world’s billionaires

We share some of the world's most successful people's greatest tips and who knows, this might just lead you to your first million!

 
 

Luxury living

5 millionaires turned murderers
The youngest billionaires in the world and how they made it
Watch: Flying first class has never been this luxurious!
What to expect inside a royal nursery
Horoscopes
Aquarius
Aquarius

There is a restless need for action and you may go overboard and fill your day with too many things in the need to be recognised...read more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.