Rapist-hunter councillor nabs xmas day ‘rapist’

Councillor Patrick Ngwenya

Councillor Patrick Ngwenya

Whinsley Masara, Chronicle Reporter
A Tsholotsho councillor, who in December 2016 gained fame after hunting down a second fugitive rapist, has again been instrumental in the arrest of a man who allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl on Christmas Day last year and fled to neighbouring South Africa.

Zanu-PF Ward 16 Councillor Patrick Ngwenya with assistance of other South African based Zimbabweans, last week tracked down Mncedisi Manxuweni (46) of Nata village in ward 16.

He was arrested in South Africa’s Diepsloot suburb.

A police source who cannot be named for professional reasons, confirmed the arrest.

Clr Ngwenya has worked closely with Injiva from Tsholotsho to set up a network that causes the arrest of criminals who flee to the neighbouring country.

Residents apprehended Manxuweni while he was strolling down the streets of Diepsloot suburb in South Africa and surrendered

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