Alleged rape suspect Caught by Lephepane Community

CRIME

By Staff Reporter

LEPHEPANE– A suspected rapist was apprehended by the vigilant residents of Lephepane with the crucial assistance of private security officer Monaareng Tau on Sunday night.

The man allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl at Aces Sports Ground, prompting a swift and coordinated response from the community.

The incident occurred when the suspect allegedly grabbed the girl and dragged her to Aces Sports Ground and rape her.

The girl alerted nearby residents, who quickly mobilized to assist her. Upon being notified, members of the community, together with private security officers from Monareng Tau, chased the suspect. Their coordinated efforts resulted in the suspect being caught and detained.

The suspect was subsequently handed over to the police, who are currently investigating the incident further.

The suspect is expected to appear in court soon.

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