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Man accused of raping girl (2) in Butterworth arrested

Police received information that the alleged suspect raped the victim on Wednesday inside a container.

FILE: Picture: SAPS.

CAPE TOWN - The Eastern Cape police have on Friday arrested a 36-year-old man who is accused of raping of a two-year-old girl in Butterworth.

Police received information that the alleged suspect raped the victim on Wednesday inside a container where he was selling goods along the corner of Bell and Grubb Streets.

He will appear before the Butterworth Magistrates Court on Tuesday on a rape charge.

Police spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha said: “The suspect was arrested after being accused of raping the young girl.”

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