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NZ rugby player accused of rape

Police are investigating a case of rape against a member of the New Zealand under-20 rugby team.

Police are investigating a case of rape against a member of the New Zealand under-20 rugby team.

CAPE TOWN - Police are investigating a case of rape against a member of the New Zealand under-20 rugby team.

A Cape Town woman laid a charge with the police but details about the incident remain unclear.

It is understood that the incident allegedly happened at a hotel in Newlands where the team was staying on Friday night.

The incident allegedly happened after their 22-16 loss against the Baby Boks.

It is believed investigators spent Saturday doing a DNA sweep at the hotel.

The police's Vish Naidoo said: "This allegation was made by a 22-year-old woman. We are currently investigating a case of rape."

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