Reaction Unit South Africa | Kwa-Zulu Natal | NARI
4 Dec 2017, KwaZulu-Natal: A 34 year old man was arrested by members of Reaction Unit South Africa after he raped his sister in law at knife point in Esnembe - KZN this morning.
At approximately 04h00 RUSA was contacted by the victim's employer reporting the incident.
Reaction Officers were dispatched to the location and upon arrival were informed that at approximately 23h00 last night the victim's brother in law came to her room which is situated in a compound on a farm.
After she had opened the door he produced a knife and raped her. During the rape he assaulted and bit her on her face. After the suspect fell asleep she managed to escape and fled to her employers residence where she sought assistance.
Reaction Officers proceeded to the compound and found the suspect asleep in the victim's bed. Officers placed him under arrest. The Okapi pocket knife belonging to the suspect was recovered under the bed.
While being interviewed the suspect, who is a resident of Lesotho and is also employed at the farm as a cane cutter confirmed that he had raped his sister in law.
He was handed over to Police and is currently detained at the Umhlali Police Station.