99-year-old’s alleged rapist arrested

2011-10-26 06:59

A youth accused of raping a 99-year-old woman was arrested at the Mqhele locality, near Mthatha, this morning.

The 18-year-old allegedly kicked down the woman’s door yesterday and raped her, the Eastern Cape police’s Lieutenant-Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela said.

“The motive was rape as nothing was taken from the house,” he said.

The woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Fatyela said police assisted in making the arrest by information provided by the public.

He said the youth would appear in the Elliotdale Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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