The Inanda Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit have reason to celebrate after a serial rapist was sentenced to ten life terms and an additional 235 years imprisonment after he was found guilty of rape, kidnapping, robbery and burglary in the Durban High Court, recently.
Amos Ngobeni (30) was arrested in the Amaoti area, last year, for terrorising women in various areas including Inanda, Phoenix and Verulam.
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He was wanted by police for at least 19 reported cases of rape stretching back to as far as 2011 where he had been linked by means of DNA evidence.
The accused would approach his victims on roads or in their homes and threaten them with a knife or a firearm before he raped them.
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In some instances, he was accused of forcing men to rape their girlfriends or tying up the men and raping their girlfriends in front of them.
The detectives ensured that all the necessary evidence was brought to court for a successful conviction.
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