Monday, 23 November 2020

Welkom: It is alleged that on the 15 September 2020, a 16 year-old girl was at premises that sells chicken waiting for her sister and her fiancée.

She was accosted by three occupants of a gold/ silver Toyota Tazz [ old model ] with a white pin striping. The suspects covered her eyes and forced her inside the vehicle.

They drove with her to an open veld at Semeeupark; Welkom, where they gang raped her. They continued to threaten her that they will burn her alive should she continue to fight back but ultimately she managed to escape.

Whilst running away from these rapists, she saw a patrolling police van and reported what happened, but the suspects could not be found at the time.

The driver of the vehicle had a short Rasta hairstyle while the second suspect had a long Rasta hairstyle. These suspects could be aged between 30 and 40 years old. The vehicle (Toyota Tazz) is alleged to be used as a taxi.

Anyone with information that can lead to the arrests of these suspects is requested to call Detective Warrant Officer Jessica Saayman of Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Crime Unit on (057) 391 6000, during office hours or cellphone number 084 5966 884 or call Crime Stop at 08600 10111.