Butterworth Regional Magistrate’s Court that sat at Centane Magistrate’s Court on Monday 8 July 2019, convicted and sentenced a 38 year old man, Xolisile Nkuzwana, to undergo seven years imprisonment.
It is alleged that the accused person went to the homestead of the victim on 25 December 2016, at about 01:00 at Thafalofefe Locality, Zingcuka Village, Centane. The victim was alone and the electricity was off. The accused accosted the defenceless woman and raped her. When she screamed, she was threatened with a knife.
While the accused was still busy raping the victim, the electricity came back. It was at that stage that the victim identified the accused.
A case of rape was opened at Centane Police Station and the accused was traced and arrested.
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