A 26-year-old man made his appearance in the KwaDukuza Regional Court. He was suspected of rape.
According to police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele, Skhumbuzo Sgede Ngogwana brutally raped a woman at Mzulwini. The crime was committed on January 1. A 59-year-old woman was asleep at her house. The perpetrator knocked on the door.
The woman heard that the intruder made a phone call and then kicked the door open. He dragged the woman out of the house and repeatedly raped her.
The matter was reported to the police.
The suspect was sentenced to life behind bars.