On Sunday, 07 June 2020, Diepsloot police arrested a 27-year-old male suspect for rape and kidnapping of a 16-year-old girl
It is alleged that on Friday 05 June 2020, the victim’s mother did not find her daughter home when she came back from work. On Saturday, the girl was reported missing at Diepsloot police station. The police along with community members began with a search for the missing girl.
On Sunday 07 June, the victim returned home and alleged that she was raped and kidnapped by a taxi driver. The suspect was subsequently arrested and charged with rape and kidnapping. He will appear in the Randburg magistrates court soon.
Compiled by Captain Tinyiko Mathebula
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