Man accused of raping girl (19) to appear in court

A man will appear on a rape charge in the Butterworth Magistrates Court.

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CAPE TOWN - A man will appear on a rape charge in the Butterworth Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

He is accused of abducting a 19-year-old girl from her home and raping her over the weekend.

Police are searching for a second suspect.

The police's Jackson Manatha says: “In this scenario, we were told that the young lady was enjoying herself, seated outside, when the suspect came along with his friends. The men grabbed her, dragged her to a bush area where she was raped by the suspect.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)