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Eastern Cape | Boyfriend arrested for alleged rape

Media Statement from Eastern Cape Media Centre Corporate Communication and Liaison

KING WILLIAM’S TOWN: Msobomvu Police arrested a 32-year-old man for the alleged rape of his girlfriend aged 21 at Cuba Squatter Camp, Butterworth on Wednesday, 16 January 2019 at about 15:00. It is alleged that the suspect visited the victim on the date in question. He wanted to

have sex with her but she refused.

It was at that stage that the suspect decided to assault the victim and raped her. A case of rape was registered at Msobomvu Police station. The suspect was traced and arrested on Thursday, 17 January 2019 at Cuba Squatter Camp, Butterworth. He will appear before the Butterworth Magistrate’s Court on a charge of rape on Monday, 21 January 2019.


Enquiries: Capt Jackson Manatha – 082 411 4993

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