Cape Town woman found murdered on Women's Day

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  • A Cape Town woman was found raped and murdered on Women's Day. 
  • Her body was found in Browns Farm, an impoverished suburb of the city. 
  • Neighbours beat up the person suspected of the murder and he was arrested. 


A woman was found raped and murdered in Cape Town's Browns Farm on Women's Day. 

Police spokesperson Colonel Andrè Traut said her body was found on Monday morning. 

"The suspect was arrested after he was caught and beaten up by community members," said Traut.

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Police are investigating the circumstances of her death in the impoverished suburb.  

He will appear in the Athlone Magistrate's Court to face rape and murder charges. 

News24 reported last week that a satellite police station in Browns Farm only operates until 17:00 every day due to a limited power supply. 

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