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

Mankweng - A 69-year-old man accused of raping a disabled woman appeared in the Mankweng Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, Limpopo police said.

John Molepo, from Ga-Molepo in Maripathekong, allegedly raped an 18-year-old deaf woman recently, Constable Moses Molepo said.

He would remain in custody and be back in court on February 5 for a bail application. - Sapa