The net is closing fast on the Etwatwa serial rapist‚ says Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane.
“He can run but he cannot hide. We are now in a strong campaign of making sure that with every victim of rape there is DNA test that is done. If a person is arrested for rape‚ we also investigate if that person is not linked to other rape cases.
“The Etwatwa serial rapist will definitely be arrested soon‚” said Nkosi-Malobane in response to reports that an unidentified male is targeting the Ekurhuleni area.
A total of 25 rape cases linked to the same suspect have been reported at the Benoni police station since October 2016.
A special task team has been set up to track down the suspect.
“Rape must never happen. A person who has experienced rape is as good as a person that is dead because she will live with that challenge forever. My wish