Suspected serial rapist appears in KZN court

2016-09-09 19:02
Holding cells. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Holding cells. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Durban - A man suspected of raping at least 11 women since 2008 appeared in court on Friday after he was arrested at his workplace in Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

The 45-year-old man allegedly raped the victims in Waterloo, near Verulam, north of Durban, over the past eight years, Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane said.

The man was linked to the crimes by DNA evidence. He allegedly accosted couples and young girls in Waterloo and surrounding areas, and then raped them at gunpoint.

He appeared in the Verulam Magistrate’s Court and will remain in custody until his bail application on September 16.

Police appealed to victims to come forward.

The investigating officers, Captain Patsha and Sergeant Bekwa, can be contacted on 082 560 9761 or 031 325 6328 and 083 987 1782.

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