Two women raped and robbed while attending a prayer session in the bushes


By Agreement Mabunda

POLOKWANE: Seshego police are investigating two suspects involved in an armed robbery and rape incident that took place at Dikoting section Moletji, Mmotong on Thursday 16 May 2024 at about 17:30.

According to Limpopo Brigadier Hlulani Mashaba, two women, aged 33 and 42, were threatened with firearms, taken to the bushes, and raped while attending a prayer session in the open field.

Limpopo Brigadier Hlulani Mashaba says that the victims were accompanied by their two children in the bushes for prayer services when an unknown African male suddenly appeared and pointed them at a firearm.

Hlulani Mashaba says that he demanded cellphones, and robbed one child of a cellphone and an undisclosed amount of cash. He further instructed the victims to walk with him and leave the children behind.

Mashaba says that he was later joined by another suspect and they then instructed the victims to undress themselves and raped them.

He says they  fled the scene after that horrific ordeal

Anyone with information call: Captain David Masia at 071 355 0554, crime stop number 0860010111.

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