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Two suspects wanted for rape

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The police have requested the public’s assistance in locating two men who allegedly raped a 40-year-old woman on a soccer field in Pink Compound, Alheit near Kakamas.

The identikits of two suspects wanted in connection with a rape case.

THE POLICE have requested the public’s assistance in locating two men who allegedly raped a 40-year-old woman on a soccer field in Pink Compound, Alheit near Kakamas.

Kakamas SAPS communication officer Captain CJ Prins said on Tuesday said that the incident took place on July 17 at about 3am, when the woman was hiding from her abusive partner.

“While she was hiding she was approached by two unknown males who each forcefully raped her at knifepoint. They fled when approached by other persons.”

Prins said that an identikit was compiled for both suspects.

“They were described as being about 1.6 metres tall, one slender and one chubby in build. They both spoke Tswana to the woman. One suspect was wearing a brown coat and the other one was dressed in a white track top and brown trousers. Both wore black beanies.”

Any person able to identify the suspect(s) is requested to contact Captain Vrede Myburgh on 060 984 3529 or Sergeant Zelda Mohutsiwa on 079 697 7836 from the Kakamas SAPS Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences unit.

“All information will be treated confidentially,” Prins said.

Identikits that were compiled of two suspects wanted in connection with a rape case. Pictures: Supplied

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