89-year-old grandmother raped, allegedly by her grandchild
DURBAN: Police have confirmed that a 25-year-old man has appeared in court, in connection with the alleged rape of his grandmother.
According to KZN police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele, on April 23, the 89-year-old victim had been seated under a tree, near the outside toilet, when the rape took place.
“It is alleged that the victim had been sitting under a tree at her home, near the toilet, so that it could be easy for her to get to toilet.
“At about 5pm, when her daughter-in-law went to take her back into the house, she heard her crying in the toilet.
“The daughter-in-law ran into toilet, where she found that the victim had blood on her.
“The victim informed her daughter-in-law that she was raped by one of her grandchildren.
“Police were summoned to the scene and a rape case was opened,” said Mbele.
Mbele said the suspect was immediately arrested and appeared in the Ubombo Court.
She said the victim was taken to hospital.