Thursday, November 1, 2007

Loose trailer kills woman on N2 verge

Loose trailer kills woman on N2 verge

EAST LONDON -- A 30-year-old woman from Ducats informal settlement died yesterday after being hit by a trailer which broke off a minibus on the N2 here, police said.

According to Captain Michell Matroos, the woman had been cleaning the road verges when she was struck by the trailer near the Western Avenue off-ramp.

Police are investigating a culpable homicide case.

* A 28-year-old man was arrested yesterday on a charge of raping a 10-year-old girl.

Grahamstown spolice pokesman Tamie Nqai said it was alleged that the man, who is related to the girl, was caught her raping her while taking her to Peddie.

The man will appear in court today.

* On Monday, a woman was rapedin New Street, Grahamstown, by a man who was accompanying her home.

A suspect was arrested and will appear in court today. -- DDR

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