Sleeping rapist killed

2016-09-02 06:00

A 30-YEAR-OLD man from Mafube village in Matatiele was allegedly killed by community members after a 20-year-old
woman was raped recently.
The woman was alone in the house when the man entered the domain and when she saw him, she screamed for help, and he threatened to kill her.
He raped her, then fell asleep in the bed next to the woman.
She quietly got up and called the neighbours.

When they came to help her they alleged beat the man to death with sticks.

SAPS spokesperson Captain Raphael Motloung said a case of murder and rape was opened at Maluti police station.

“No arrests have been made and investigations are under way.”
- Supplied.

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