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A man from Zamdela arrested for rape and murder

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Zamdela – Police spokesperson for Fezile Dabi region, Captain Malebo Khosana confirmed the arrest of a 31 year old male after handing himself to the police in connection with  an alleged rape and murder of a 34 year old woman on Saturday, 7 May at Zamdela.

The suspect is expected to appear before Sasolburg Magistrates Court on Tuesday, 10 May 2022.

“It is alleged that the victim and her boyfriend’s friend went out on a drinking spree in the absence of the victim’s boyfriend. The victim and the suspect continued hopping from one tarven to the other drinking,” said Khosana.

It is further alleged that both drank uncontrollably.

According to the statement shared by police the suspect allegedly proposed to sleep with the victim, however, she refused.

Captain Khosana said investigation revealed that the suspect strangled the victim and went on to strike her with a stone on the head.

Meanwhile, information suggested that the victim was also raped, undressed and left with only a t-shirt on and a pair of shoes next to her lifeless body.

“The following day, a 31 year old man went to  Zamdela police station to report the matter. He has been arrested for his involvement in the commission of this heinous rape and murder.”

By Thys Khiba

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