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2019-02-12 13:00:33 -


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Eastern Cape: 26-year-old man apprehended for rape of elderly woman Willowvale Police arrested a 26...

Eastern Cape: 26-year-old man apprehended for rape of elderly woman

Willowvale Police arrested a 26-year-old man for alleged rape of a 69-year-old woman.

It is alleged that the victim was sleeping alone at her home which is at Ncalukeni Locality, Qwaninga Village, Willowvale on Saturday, 09 February 2019 at about 23:00.

She heard somebody pushing the door open gaining entrance. She identified the man once he entered.

The suspect accosted the victim in a


clandestine manner. It is then alleged that the suspect raped the victim. Police gathered information on scene.

The suspect was traced and arrested.

He is due to appear before the Willowvale Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, 13 February 2019.

Acting Butterworth Cluster Commander Colonel Ncedo Ngwendze condemned the rape and violence against women and children. He congratulated Willowvale Police for their swift reaction in tracing and arresting the alleged perpetrator. #ActAgainstAbuse



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