N West man held for rape

Crime & Courts

Johannesburg - A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 24-year-old woman in Bethanie, North West police said on Monday.

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The man was arrested on Sunday in Tshwaraganag section, Captain Pelonomi Makau said.

“It is alleged that the victim was walking home on Saturday night from a tavern when she was confronted by the suspect who threatened her with a knife before raping her,” Makau said.

The man fled the scene but was later arrested.

He was expected to appear in the Garankuwa Magistrate's Court on Monday. - Sapa

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