Suspect nabbed after woman raped, boyfriend killed

2015-08-12 11:44

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Cape Town - A man accused of raping a woman and murdering her boyfriend in their Khayelitsha home has been arrested.

The 23-year-old man is expected to appear in the Khayelitsha Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, provincial police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut confirmed.

“On August 8 at 05:00, a 35-year-old man was shot and killed and his girlfriend raped when a suspect broke into their residence in Enkanini,” he said.

It is understood the man had been trying to protect his partner when he was shot.

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