SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE, OFFICE OF THE PROVINCIAL COMMISSIONER, MPUMALANGA PROVINCE
Today, 14 January 2015, a 57-year-old man appeared before the Kanyamazane Magistrate’s Court for rape.
Information gathered suggests that a 74 year old woman staying with her elderly husband in Pienaar near Kanyamazane was raped by a relative in the couple’s home.
Yesterday, 13 January 2015, at approximately 07:30 the couple’s daughter visited the house and, upon finding her father asleep alone in a room, she searched for her mother and she discovered a relative raping her mother.
The police were summoned to the scene and the suspect was apprehended.
The Acting Provincial Commissioner of the Police in Mpumalanga Major General (A) Meshack Nogwanya takes this opportunity to thank the community of Pienaar for allowing the law to take its course.
The suspect was remanded in custody until the 23rd of January 2015 for a formal bail application.
Source : South African Police Service