Man arrested for rape 2 days after release from prison

2016-03-06 09:39


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Johannesburg - A man has been arrested two days after he was released from prison on a charge of rape, Johannesburg Central police said on Sunday.

Spokesperson Warrant Officer Xoli Mblele in a statement said the 27-year-old man was arrested at a shop at the corner of Nugget and Commissioner Street on Saturday morning.

“It is alleged that [the] suspect raped a 35-year-old girlfriend several times on March 4. [He] was released in prison on March 3,” he said.

The suspect will appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court soon, Mbele added.

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