Alleged serial rapist linked to 12 cases

2013-08-20 23:22
Johannesburg - An alleged serial rapist was denied bail by the Mahwelereng Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, Limpopo police said.

"The court decided to not grant him bail, he is remanded in custody," said police spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi.

He may not be named until he has pleaded.

The matter was postponed to 27 September for further investigation.

The 42-year-old was arrested last week after he was linked to 12 rapes through DNA tests.

He allegedly killed three of his rape victims near Mahwelereng's villages between 2002 and 2012.

He reportedly dragged his victims to nearby bushes where he raped them.

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