Man jailed for rape

Pretoria News Weekend - - NEWS -

A 26-year-old man re­ceived 20 years’ im­pris­on­ment af­ter he was con­victed in the But­ter­worth Re­gional Mag­is­trate’s Court on Thurs­day of rape.

Sikholiwe Gwantshu was con­victed of rap­ing a 19-year-old woman.

East­ern Cape Po­lice spokesper­son Jack­son Manatha said that on April 22, at 5.15pm, the woman was walk­ing with a friend in Zund­wana Vil­lage, Du­tywa, when they came across Gwantshu, who had a knife.

“He in­structed both women to un­dress. The other woman ran away but the vic­tim was not so lucky,” Manatha said. – ANA

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