Serial rapist caught in KwaDabeka

2016-10-25 06:00

INANDA Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit made a breakthrough when Mthobisi Mnyandu (28,) was arrested for a string of rapes in the KwaDabeka area.
He was arrested in 2010, but absconded his bail application conditions and has been on the run since then.The suspect allegedly committed the offences in KwaDabeka, Pinetown and Inanda from 2010 until 2015.
He would walk with the victims and promise them jobs, but on the way he threatened them and dragged them to the nearby bushes or sports grounds where he raped them. A warrant for his arrest was issued by the court and he was linked to five cases of rape through the DNA. He appeared in the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court and is remanded in custody until 30 November.

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa praised the FCS unit for the sterling job in putting the rapist behind bars.
“As police members we are duty-bound to protect women and children from these heartless criminals,” he said. - Supplied.

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