Suspected Diepsloot rapist is arrested

    Prisoner holding metal cage in jail, no freedom concept

    Diepsloot Police have arrested a suspected serial rapist who has allegedly been targeting churchgoers in the area.

    The man was arrested at the weekend after a tip-off from several community members.

    Gauteng police’s spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini says they have linked him to at least 13 rape cases.

    “Apparently he was going to a church in Diepsloot. There are some churches which are held in an open field and the police went there and arrested him. The suspect is linked to several rape cases in Diepsloot as well as the western area.”

    The man is due to appear in the Randburg Magistrates Court on Monday.