SHONGOANE — Mr Alebele Alphius Lutolo (31) was sentenced with life imprisonment in Lephalale Regional Court for raping a 31-year-old mentally disturbed woman.
According to Warrant Officer Frans Mokoena, Lephalale Cluster spokesperson, in August 2013, Lutolo forcefully took the victim who was on her way home in Shongoane 1 in the Villa Nora policing area outside Lephalale and raped her.
The victim didn’t know Lutolo. He was arrested on 28 August 2013, with the assistance of the community. A buccal sample confirmed that he was guilty.
The case was investigated by Detective Constable Frans Thulare of Lephalale Family Violence Child Protection and Sexual Offence Unit.