An elderely woman living in Limpopo has reported that a man came into her house on Sunday and raped her.
A man hunt has been launched outside of Tzaneen in hope that they find the suspect, said Brig Motlafela Mojapelo.
It has been alleged that the 101-year-old victim, was sleeping in her house early hours of the morning when the intruder entered the property, once inside he raped her. A case of rape has been opened and Police are investigating.
The attack has been condemned by Lt-Gen Nkeke Ledwaba and he has urged that all community members look after the elderly, more so the women. Ledwaba went on to say that women are targetted due to their vulnerabilities.
The Social Crime Prevential unit will attend the property of the victim today to build a report and also to ensure the safety of the family.
Police are appealing to anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect to contact Lt-Col Jenny Meyer on 082 469 2625, the Crime Stop number 0860010111 or the nearest police station.