140 years jail for rapist

Pretoria News - - NEWS -

A 26-YEAR-OLD se­rial rapist and thief was sen­tenced in the high court in Pre­to­ria, sit­ting in Potchef­stroom, to 140 years im­pris­on­ment.

Po­lice spokesper­son Lieu­tenant Colonel Adele My­burgh said Tebogo Is­rael Mati­wane was sen­tenced on six counts of rape and rob­bery com­mit­ted be­tween April 2008 and March last year in Ik­a­geng and Potchef­stroom.”

He would tar­get women walk­ing alone then rape and rob them of their be­long­ings.

In April, 2008, a 47-year-old Potchef­stroom woman was walk­ing when Mati­wane and an un­known man threat­ened her with a knife be­fore rap­ing her. – ANA

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