On Saturday, August, 20, the Berea SAPS’s Captain K Stephen and his team arrested a 27-year old taxi driver for rape and robbery.
It was reported that two women who caught a taxi from the market at 8:30 am were taken by the taxi driver off course where he raped and robbed them, near DUT. The women called for the police when the taxi driver left them on the street. The Berea SAPS responded quickly to the call for help and took the injured women to the CSC where medical assistance was requested and the ambulance service arrived.
A description of the taxi was obtained from the victims and the driver was swiftly arrested.
A case of rape and robbery was opened and went to court on August, 22.