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Four suspects on the loose after a woman was gang raped at a birth day party

Media Statement
South African Police Service

Office of the Provincial Commissioner of Free State

Thabong FCS has launched a manhunt after a woman was gang raped at a party. Residents to assist in tracing these alleged rapists.

On 04 September 2022 at about 05:00 a 22-year-old woman residing in Thabong, attended a birth day party and was sitting outside busy drinking beer.

One male person told her he loved her and instructed the woman to go to the toilet and he followed her. He raped her and three other male suspects took turns in raping her.

After this rape ordeal, the incident was reported to Thabong police station and a case of rape was registered for further investigation.

The four suspects are still on the loose and manhunt continues. Anyone with information leading to their arrests, Lt Col. Kedibone Gopane, Commander of Thabong Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit can be contacted at 082 442 1372 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.


Media Enquiries:
Captain Stephen Thakeng
079 528 4811