Man held for rape

2011-01-22 09:24

A 32-year-old man was arrested in Botshabelo for allegedly raping an 83-year-old woman, Free State police said today.

The woman was alseep in her home on Thursday when the intruder entered, said Constable Consolation Mokoale.

“No one knows how the suspect gained entry but after the rape he instructed the old lady to open the door and he fled the scene.”

Police tracked down the man yesterday and arrested him.

He was expected to appear in the Botshabelo Magistrates Court on Monday.

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