Nyanga police arrest four men for Rape and House robbery
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Western Cape: Efforts to address contact crimes in the Nyanga area resulted to the arrest of four suspects for alleged rape and house robbery. One suspect, 32 a relative to the complainant was arrested on Monday (2018-06-11) after he allegedly raped a 14 year old girl in Nyanga.
In a separate incident a 32 year old man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly raping his girlfriend on 2018-06-10 in Samora Machel. Both suspects are appearing in Wynberg Magistrate Court today facing charges of rape.
The other two suspects aged 20 were arrested for a house robbery they committed on Sunday evening in Bongolethu Street in Browns Farm. The two suspects and four other accomplices threatened the occupants of a house with a firearm and knives and demanded money. They fled with cash, clothes and a tool box and had threatened to come back to the house.
After an intensive investigation, the two suspects were apprehended on 2018-06-12. Police are searching for the remaining four.
The suspect are due to appear in Athlone Magistrate Court on Thursday (2018-06-14) on a house robbery charge. ...