Man (47) Arrested For allegedly Raping a 92-year-old Wheelchair Bound Woman at Hoveni Village


By Kabelo Abel Mokgalabone

LENYENYE: A 47-year-old suspect will today appear before the Lenyenye Magistrate’s Court in Greater Tzaneen after he was arrested for allegedly raping a 92-year-old wheelchair-bound woman at Hoveni village in Maake Policing area.

It is alleged that the elderly woman was asleep in her house when she was awoken by the suspect at about 01h00 on Saturday morning, June 04.

The suspect forcefully entered the house through the window and raped the victim before fleeing the scene.

The matter was reported to the Police later on the same day after the victim’s granddaughter went to check on her and made the shocking discovery.

A case of rape was opened and Police immediately commenced with investigations.

The suspect was arrested on Monday 06 June 2022 at about 18:00 in the same village and he is expected to appear in Lenyenye Magistrate court on Wednesday, June 08.

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