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Man arrested for Century City murders

The man was arrested following the discovery of six bodies in the area.

FILE: Western Cape Police Commissioner Arno Lamoer. Picture; Thomas Holder/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Police are investigating the possibility that a rape and murder suspect could be connected to a series of bodies discovered in Kensington last year.

Police say the man was taken in for questioning on Wednesday in connection with a spate of incidents in the Cape Peninsula over the past few months.

A total of six bodies were discovered in a bushy area along Acre Road near the Century City train station last year.

The last victim's body was discovered in a bushy area near Acre Road while police were conducting an ongoing investigation in the vicinity.

Nearby communities feared a serial killer was on the loose.

Western Cape Police Commissioner Arno Lamoer says the suspect's due in court on Monday.

"What we stated very clearly is that a person was taken in for questioning and he is being investigated for possible murders and possible rapes."

Last year, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille offered a reward of R50,000 for any information that could help the police track down a suspect.

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