Soweto man arrested for rape

2010-04-15 09:28

Johannesburg - A 29-year-old man was arrested on Thursday morning for allegedly raping a 19-year-old girl in Soweto, police said.

Warrant Officer Kay Makubela said the man allegedly raped the girl at her house in Jabulani on April 9.

"He knocked on her door and when she opened, he pushed her into the house and raped her," Makubela said.

The man fled immediately after the incident, but was traced by the police. He was arrested at his house in Moletsani, Soweto, at around 01:00 on Thursday.

He was expected to appear in the Protea Magistrate's Court on a charge of rape on Friday.