Eastern Cape police searching for duo who allegedly raped three women, killing one

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Eastern Cape police have launched a manhunt for two men suspected of raping three women and murdering one of them.

According to Eastern Cape police spokesperson W/O Majola Nkohli, the men attacked the victims in Tsolo, about 40km from Mthatha, on New Year’s Day.

“It is alleged that on Monday January 1 at about 7pm, two men accosted three women walking between the grazing fields,” Nkohli said.

The two men were armed with knives and threatened the victims, demanding cash and cellphones. The women, aged 18 and 19, were robbed of their cellphones and raped.

One of the victims tried to resist and was stabbed.

“The men tied two of the victims up before throwing them into a nearby stream. Moments later, the victims managed to free themselves and went to their relatives to report the incident.”


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