Kraaifontein man held on rape, abduction charges

A 39-year-old man is due to appear in the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court on abduction and rape charges next week.

According to Goodwood police spokesman Captain Wayne Theunis, the man is accused of forcing his ex-girlfriend into his car on the corner of Voortrekker Road and Fisher Street, on Sunday November 29; taking her to his Kraaifontein home and raping her repeatedly until she escaped on Tuesday December 1 and ran to Kraaifontein police station.

“Two detectives of Bellville’s Family Violence, Children and Sexual Offences (FCS) unit, Constables Lelethu Booi and Ayanda Dada traced the suspect and arrested him on Tuesday, December 8,” said Captain Theunis.