Monday, 04 February 2019

Botshabelo: Three foreign males are in police custody for allegedly raping a 20 year-old female in Botshabelo last week. The victim arrived in Botshabelo from Mafeteng in Lesotho on the 22 January 2019, to work as a shop attendant in the foreigner`s shop after her friend managed to find work for her.

Upon arriving, she met the foreign shop owner who allegedly took her to a certain house in Section W, Botshabelo and left her with other males. It is alleged that, it is where the three foreign men took turns raping her on various occasions.

On the 30 January 2019, the victim managed to confide in one of the customers who in turn alerted the police. A case of rape was registered and the men aged 38, 40 and 48 and were apprehended.

They will appear in Botshabelo Magistrates’ Court soon.