Man arrested for rape of woman, 86

2016-09-04 21:27


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Butterworth – An 18-year-old man was arrested in connection with the rape of an 86-year-old woman in Qombolo village in Centane, Eastern Cape police said on Sunday.

The woman was alone on Friday morning when the man allegedly raped her, said Captain Jackson Manatha.

Manatha said it is not clear where the suspect had come from at the time of the incident.   

The man was arrested on Saturday at his home after the woman identified him.

He was expected to appear in the Centane Magistrate's Court on Monday.  

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