EC man expected in court for rape of elderly woman

It’s understood the elderly woman was assaulted by the 20-year-old after attending a traditional ceremony.

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JOHANNESBURG – An Eastern Cape man is expected to appear in the Willowvale Magistrates Court on Monday for allegedly raping a 76-year-old woman.

It’s understood the elderly woman was assaulted by the 20-year-old after attending a traditional ceremony last week.

Police say he was arrested shortly after the incident.

Spokesperson Jackson Manatha.

“She came back to together with her other sibling to go home but for reasons that are not yet known to us they fell asleep on the road and slept in an open field. Apparently this 20 -year old man saw them sleeping there and decided to take a chance and rape a 76-year-old woman.”

(Edited by Neo Koza)