Rape accused denied bail

2012-08-07 20:02

Durban - A man accused of raping a 94-year old woman was denied bail in the New Hanover Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Natasha Ramkisson said the matter was postponed to 28 August for further investigation.

The man allegedly attacked the 94-year-old in her home near Wartburg on 23 July.

Three elderly women have been raped in the province in less than a month.

The Witness reported on Friday that a 60-year-old woman was raped and killed in KwaDambuza, Pietermaritzburg.

The woman's naked body was discovered by residents near a sewage pipe on Wednesday. Her face was severely beaten. Her partner identified the body by her limbs. T

he woman was last seen on Wednesday, when she left her home to go to a clinic.

Another woman, 82, was raped in her house in Swayimane on Saturday.

No arrests have yet been made.