Johannesburg - A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a teenager in Meadowlands, Soweto, Gauteng police said on Friday.

He was arrested on Thursday after the 15-year-old told a teacher she had been repeatedly raped, Constable Sibusiso Chauke said.

“The victim and her mother used to rent a shack at the suspect's yard,” he said.

“The suspect used to follow the victim when she goes to the toilet and rape her.”

The 24-year-old man is due to appear in court soon. - Sapa