Woman raped in her home

Elliotdale - A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman in Nkanya, Elliotdale, Eastern Cape police said on Monday.

The man, 24, went to the 22-year-old woman's home carrying a knife on Sunday night. He kicked the door open and threatened to stab her, before raping her, Major Zamukulungisa Jozana said.

File image - A rape evidence kit. Photo: Andrew Ingram. Credit: INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS

He fled, but was arrested later after police were called.

The man would appear in the Elliotdale Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. - Sapa