Woman, aged 59 living in Galeshewe became a victim of rape on the 1st January 2020, the man that carried out the attack is believed to be 32 years-old.
Brig Ramatseba reported that the woman was asleep in her home when the man allegedly broke in to her house through the window. When the man managed to gain entry to the property he allegedly raped the woman.
The victim later reported it to the suspects family and the allegation was ignored. He later returned that night to rape her again, the victim escaped when the suspect fell asleep.
Later the Police were alerted and acted swiftly to arrive at the property, at this point the suspect had fled the scene.
To prevent further damage from the suspect, Galeshewe Family Violence Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit sprung into action and carried out an intensive search resulting in the suspect being arrested yesterday.
The suspect is facing rape charges and housebreaking, he will attend Galeshewe Magistrates’ Court this coming Monday.