Wednesday, 05 June 2019

Welkom: The driver of an unknown white vehicle with GP registration number, is wanted in connection with a rape case that occurred at the open field near Riebeeckstad; Welkom.

On the 1st April 2019, a 34 year old woman was at Macedona Tavern; at Manny’s; Welkom. She was heavily under the influence of liquor. She went outside to answer her cellphone. The next moment, she woke up inside an unknown motor vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle stopped next to the field near Riebeeckstad and allegedly raped her. There were other people in the vehicle but the victim does not know them or the suspect. The suspect was driving a white vehicle with registration number DK47 KB GP.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the suspect should please contact Detective Warrant Officer Mandie Jacobs from Welkom FCS unit at telephone number (057) 391 6186 during office hours.

Women are sternly warned not to visit liquor outlets alone and not to walk alone from taverns to avoid rapes, robberies and gruesome murders.