4 held for rape and murder in Limpopo

2013-05-28 21:17

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Johannesburg - Four men have been arrested for raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman in Majeje Village, near Phalaborwa, Limpopo police said on Tuesday.

Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said the woman was on her way home from a tavern when the men attacked her and took turns raping her, before leaving her for dead on Sunday.

"The badly hurt victim managed to tell the police the name of one of the suspects before surrendering her life at a local hospital," he said.

Mulaudzi said one of the men was arrested outside Makhado on Sunday, and the other two in the village on Monday. The fourth man was handed over to the police by his parents on Tuesday.

All four were expected to appear in the Lulekani Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

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