EASTERN CAPE – Willowvale Police arrested a 28-year-old man for alleged rape of his mother aged 50. The suspect was arrested yesterday. It is alleged that the victim was from a local tavern at Phaphasini Locality, Mboya Village, Willowvale on Friday, 31 May 2019 at about 19h00. She was on her way home.
The victim felt some footsteps from behind. She continued walking until the person from behind grabbed her. She was dragged far from the road and the suspect accosted her. She was then raped by the suspect. The suspect took on his heels after the alleged rape.
The victim identified the suspect as her own biological son. The suspect will appear before the Willowvale Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 03 June 2019 on a charge of rape.
Butterworth Cluster Commander, Brigadier Ngangema Xakavu strongly condemned the alleged rape of the victim especially by the suspect who was supposed to protect her as his mother. He congratulated Willowvale Police for their swift and expeditious re actions in tracing and arresting the suspect.
Source: South African Police Service