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Eastern Cape man in court for rape, murder

2012-09-14 11:45

Johannesburg - A 26-year-old man is expected to appear in the Willowvale Magistrate's Court on Friday in connection with the murder of a woman, Eastern Cape police said.

Captain Jackson Manatha said the man was arrested on Wednesday evening at 19:00.

"He was arrested at a tavern at Mgojweni Location, Nqadu village in Willowvale," said Manatha in a statement.

The 49-year-old woman was raped and killed on Monday evening, in the same village, he said.

"The woman was only discovered on Tuesday morning, at about 07:00, by her neighbours."

Manatha said the man was arrested after a tip-off from the community, and faced charges of rape and murder.

Comments
  • benson.mzwamadodamadala - 2012-09-14 12:04

    We have to take that Bustard to jail theres no time to take him to court and give him a bail. Hi just deserve to stay in jail without appearing court. Why he didnt take kuku and live the poor lady alone whats happen to people in these days.

  • kingdom.ndlovu.1 - 2012-09-14 13:10

    His ancestors told him to do it or maybe the tokoloshe, ''its the african ubuntu way''

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