Man arrested for rape in Mthatha

By Drum Digital
17 October 2012

A man was arrested for raping a woman in Mthatha, Eastern Cape police said on Wednesday.

"The 22-year-old man was arrested in Bityi, near Mthatha on Tuesday for allegedly raping the woman who is mentally unstable and physically disabled," said Sergeant Thandikhaya Khiva.

The man, who sells blankets and is co-owner of a shop in the area, allegedly raped the 28-year-old woman whilst she was alone at home.

He is due to appear in the Bityi Periodical Court.


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