Durban – An alleged rapist has been arrested after he was found fast asleep in his victim’s bed at a farm in Esnembe, north of Durban, on Monday morning, a private security company said.
Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) spokesperson Prem Balram said the 32-year-old victim only managed to escape and report the rape to her employers after the suspect fell asleep in her bed.
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Balram said the 34-year-old man had allegedly raped the woman at knifepoint on Sunday night.
He said the victim’s room was situated in a compound at a farm in the area.
The victim’s employers called the security company, according to Balram.
“Reaction officers were dispatched to the location and upon arrival were informed that, at approximately 23:00, the victim’s brother-in-law came to her room which is situated in a compound on a farm.”
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