Breakthrough in lesbian murder case

Police arrested a 22-year-old man, four months after Duduzile Zozo was raped and murdered.

Duduzile Zozo was murdered for being a lesbian. Picture: Facebook.

JOHANNESBURG - There has been a breakthrough in the rape and murder case of lesbian Duduzile Zozo, Gauteng police confirmed on Friday.

Officers have arrested a 22-year-old suspect.

The young woman was raped in Thokoza on Gauteng's East Rand four months ago, allegedly because of her sexual orientation.

Gauteng police spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini said the suspect will appear in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court on Monday.