Woman kidnapped, raped, Ventersburg

South African Police Service

Woman kidnapped, raped, Ventersburg
Woman kidnapped, raped, Ventersburg

The victim was walking in the street on her way to her sister’s residence on 14 December 2022 at about 09:10. Apparently the suspect ran after her until he caught her. She was forced to the residence of the suspect in Phahameng, Ventersburg.

This 37-year-old woman was raped several times while kept against her will inside the house of the suspect.

Then, on 16 December 2022 at about 11:15, the suspect raped her again but she managed to escape and he followed the victim to her residence.

He burnt her with a lit cigarette and he tried to force her to his residence but he could not succeed. The incident was reported to Ventersburg SAPS.

A case of Kidnapping and Rape was registered and a 42-year-old man was arrested on 16 December 2022 by Ventersburg Visible Policing members.

The suspect is expected to appear in Ventersburg Magistrate Court on 19 December 2022.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service