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Four in dock for deaf woman’s rape

Statue of justice holding balanced scales in hand isolated on white background

Statue of justice holding balanced scales in hand isolated on white background

Published Jul 29, 2015

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Rustenburg – Four men accused of raping a deaf and dumb woman appeared in the Lehurutshe Magistrate’s Court, North West police said on Wednesday.

Police spokesperson Major Pelonomi Makau said the four appeared in court on Tuesday. The rape had allegedly taken place on Sunday.

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“It is alleged that the woman was from a local tavern when the suspects accosted and attacked her with a panga before they took turns to rape her at Borakalalo village, near Zeerust. The victim managed to report the ordeal to the police with the assistance of her sister.

“The men were arrested on Monday at a house belonging to one of the suspects. Investigations into the matter continues.”

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