Monday, 18 January 2010

The rape capital

67 year old woman raped in her own home

A 67-year-old woman was raped and severely assaulted after two men broke into her home in Nemato, Port Alfred, Eastern Cape

According to Police the woman was asleep at her home, when two men broke in on Monday.

"The intruders allegedly raped the victim, beat her with a spade and a slasher and made off with her DVD player and television set as well as the garden tools that they assaulted her with."

She suffered injuries to her head and her upper body.

News source


Gang of Boys held for rape

A severely injured Malmesbury,(west of Cape Town) woman is in hospital after being gang-raped, the Malmesbury woman, in her 30s, regained consciousness in Swartland Hospital on Monday after being attacked in Lingelethu on Sunday.

According to reports the woman was sleeping at home on Sunday when she heard noises outside, and phoned her husband who was working a night shift.

The husband arrived with a police patrol and saw a group of young men running out of a Wendy house on the premises. The officers arrested one of them.

"Inside we saw a naked, unconscious lady. Her clothes were (strewn) around..."

The ambulance crew were shocked by the signs of violence at the rape scene, Du Rand added.

Two hours later, police caught the five other suspects, aged 15 to 20. They all had bloodstains on their clothing.

Meanwhile, in the same hospital, a 10 year old girl is receiving trauma counselling after her mother's boyfriend allegedly raped her.

The 47-year-old Nyanga man was arrested at the weekend on suspicion of repeatedly raping his girlfriend's daughter.

News source

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