Man Appears In Court On Rape Charges And In Connection With Girlfriend’s Murder

A 37-year-old man appeared in the Pinetown Magistrates’ Court today in connection with the murder of his girlfriend in May 2022. It is alleged that he murdered her and hid her body in some bushes at the back of their house.

He then allegedly raped his 15-year-old daughter and his 18-year-old stepdaughter. He is charged with two more counts of rape, sexual assault and assault GBH. The matter was remanded to 12 August 2022, for him to undergo a psychological assessment by a district surgeon.

Issued by:

Natasha Ramkisson-Kara

NPA Regional Spokesperson

KZN Division


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