Man (41) arrested for alleged rape

EASTERN CAPE � Ngqamakhwe Police arrested a 41-year-old man for alleged rape of a 59-year-old woman. It is alleged that the victim heard the door being opened on Monday, 29 April 2019 at about 20:00, at her home, New Look Locality, Nobanda Village, Ngqamakhwe.

The victim thought that it was her daughter who was entering through the door. The person came straight to her bed. She noticed that it was a man and she run to the dining room. The suspect followed her. She was accosted and fell down by the suspect. He then allegedly raped the woman.

The victim cried out loudly calling for assistance. The neighbour came to her rescue and the suspect was caught. He was handed over to Ngqamakhwe Police. The suspect will appear before the Ngqamakhwe Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, 02 May 2019. People are advised to lock their homes especially after hours to avoid being attacked at their homes.

Source: South African Police Service