Woman Raped by Two Men at Relela Village

CRIME

By Staff Reporter

RELELA VILLAGE-A 31-year-old woman was allegedly raped by two men in two separate incidents within a span of a few hours this morning at Relela Village in Greater Tzaneen.

Narrating the sequence of events, Tzaneen police Communication officer Sgt Maurice Nkhwashu said the victim was drinking with friends at a certain Tavern at Relela village when a known male patron came to her and forcefully grabbed her out of the tavern into the nearby river and raped her.

Sgt Nkhwashu further explained that the victim alleges that when she was on her way back to the Tavern crying for help an unknown African male offered to walk her back and while walking with the stranger, he tripped her to the ground and raped her.

Tzaneen SAPS are investigating two counts of rape. One suspect is known and the other is not known and they are both still on the run.

Anyone with information that can lead to the apprehension of the suspects can contact Detective Colonel Meyer@ 0714292685/

0153062111/ or contact the nearest police station @112/080010111.

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