4 women raped

Four reports were locally made of women who were raped during the weekend of 16 and 17 September.
On Saturday 16 September around 16:30, a woman was taken into the bushes opposite Lephalale Mall where she was raped by an unknown suspect. On the same day around 18:00, another woman was raped in Steve Biko in Shongoane. The suspect was arrested.
On Sunday 17 September a woman was raped in Abbotspoort (NIGER) around 12:30. The suspect is unknown. On the same day between 01:00 and 05:00 a woman was raped in Marapong X2. According to Warrant Officer Frans Mokoena from Lephalale SAPS Cluster, the police are looking for two suspects who are known to them.
WO Mokoena, on behalf of Lephalale Cluster, says it is alarming that the number of rapes is increasing on a weekly basis. He encourages the community to report all rape cases so that they can be investigated.

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