Kensington woman gang raped by at least 12 men

The woman & her husband, along with another couple, were approached by the gang in Rhodes Park yesterday.

FILE. A Kensington woman has been gang raped by at least 12 men, and her husband killed, in the East of Johannesburg. Picture: Stock.XCHNG

JOHANNESBURG - A Kensington woman has been gang raped by at least 12 men, and her husband killed, in the East of Johannesburg.

It's understood the pair and another couple were walking through Rhodes Park when they were approached by the gang on Saturday.

Both men were killed while the second woman managed to escape.

#sapsGP 2 couples walking in Rhodes Park accosted by gang of 12 last night; men bound, thrown in dam & drowned, bodies retrieved by SAPS SD

Police say the gang tied the husbands up and threw them in a dam, where they drowned.

The police's Lungelo Dlamini said, "The police are appealing to anyone with information, who may identify the suspects who attacked the two men who were walking with their wives. It's alleged that the suspects tied up the men, threw them into the dam, and one woman was raped."

Police say the search for the rest of the men is currently underway.

Dlamini says the motive for the crime is not known at this stage.

"One of the men was allegedly armed with a firearm. At this stage only one man has been arrested."