A case of kidnapping and rape is being investigated at the Tongaat SAPS after a woman was allegedly forced into an unknown vehicle and thereafter raped, on Saturday.
According to the victim, she was in Tongaat CBD when she was approached by an unknown man in a maroon vehicle and demanded that she get in or he would kill her.
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It is alleged that she got into the vehicle and the perpetrator drove off and took her to an isolated area where he raped her.
Tongaat SAPS communications officer, W/O Manisha Maharaj-Marie said after being raped, the victim managed to escape and get a lift to Umdloti.
“Once again, we appeal to women to take note of this method of operation and be observant and wary as to whose vehicles they jump into,” she said.
The victim’s cash and cellphone valued R6, 700 was left inside the suspect’s vehicle.
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