Couple in court for kidnapping sex worker

2013-04-08 11:44

An 18-year-old sex worker claims she was held against her will and raped by a Cape Town couple for two days.

She told the Daily Voice she was approached by a man on Main Road in Kenilworth last week, who took her back to his home and then refused to let her leave.

She said she was subjected to horrific sexual abuse.

The woman eventually managed to escape from the Belhar home on Friday and was seen running naked out of the house, screaming for help.

The police’s Captain Frederick van Wyk confirmed the couple would appear in court today on charges of rape and kidnapping.

“She identified the house and the alleged perpetrators, and police then arrested a 52-year-old male and a 38-year-old female,” he said.

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