Youth rapes 3 students in one night

2012-02-24 13:05
Johannesburg - A youth has been arrested after raping and robbing three University of Limpopo students in Mankweng, Limpopo police said.

The man apparently broke into the women's off-campus rooms, which were far apart, and raped them between 22:00 on Wednesday and 03:00 on Thursday, said Constable Moses Molepo in a statement.

Laptops and cellphones were also stolen.

The arrest followed a tip off.

The youth was expected to appear in the Mankweng Magistrate's Court on Monday.

Molepo advised students to walk in groups after study times, to properly close the windows of their rooms and not let in strangers.

The university was not immediately available for comment.
- SAPA
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