A 36-year-old man has been arrested by the police officers for allegedly raping a destitute woman.
According to police spokesperson Cpt FC Van Wyk, the woman was raped on Wednesday.
“A destitute woman was raped by a man who is also known to sleep on the streets. The woman, aged in her late twenties, reported the incident to her boyfriend who managed to alert the police about the incident,” he stated.
The suspect fled the scene after the victim’s boyfriend said he was going to call the police.
The perpetrator has been arrested after he was seen by an observant officer.
The case is being investigated by the police.