A 36-year-old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment after raping a woman, in Umbilo.
It is alleged that the 53-year-old woman was walking along Manor Drive when she was offered a lift by the suspect. He then proceeded to the graveyard where he tied her hands and repeatedly raped her, before robbing her of her belongings. The victim was found tied to the tree.
The suspect appeared at the Durban Magistrate Court.