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2022/07/26      |  Written By:  Captain SE Vukubi   |   Province:  Western Cape

Police nabbed a suspect who was allegedly involved in raping three young girls aged 14,15 and 16 respectively. The alleged rape incident took place in 33 block Makhaza on Friday 2022-07-22 at approximately 20:30. The victims were allegedly coming from Enkanini informal settlement to do the hair of their friend.

As they were going home later they were allegedly accosted by a suspect who is known to them and he offered to accompany the girls. They allegedly refused however the suspect threatened them and walked with them to a house in 33 block were they found another suspect. Both suspects allegedly raped the three young girls.

The case of rape was opened on Saturday 2022-07-23 and police were immediately on the heels of the suspects. One of the suspects aged 24 was arrested on Sunday 2022-07-24 and another arrest is imminent. He is expected to appear in Khayelitsha Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 2022-07-26 on charges of rape.