A 22-year-old man was raped by four women early Saturday morning in Ekangala, Mpumalanga, police spokesperson John Thamana said.

The man was walking alongside the road when a silver BMW stopped.

The occupants, four women, asked the man for directions. He got into the car and they took him to a cemetery in Ekangala where they each raped him, according to police.

After the rape, the women allegedly said to the victim: "Welcome to the world of Aids."

No arrests have been made and police are investigating.

Two similar incidents were reported recently to the police.

On 8 March, a 39-year-old East Rand man claimed to have been sexually assaulted by three women who then told him: "Welcome to the world of Aids."

In December last year, an 18-year-old man was allegedly forced to have sex with three women on the East Rand. - Sapa