Jul 11, 2019Butterworth – The Butterworth Regional Magistrate’s Court that sat at Centane Magistrate’s Court on Monday convicted and sentenced a 38-year-old man, Xolisile Nkuzwana, to undergo seven years imprisonment for raping an elderly woman.”It is alleged that the accused person went to the homestead of the victim on the 25th December 2016, at about 01:00, at Thafalofefe Locality, Zingcuka Village, Centane,” said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.”The victim, aged 76 years old, was alone and the electricity was off. The accused accosted the defenceless woman and raped her.”When she screamed, she was threatened with a knife.”While the accused was still busy raping the victim, the electricity came back. It was at that stage that the victim identified the accused.”He said that a case of rape was opened at Centane Police Station and the accused was traced and arrested.Follow more RNEWS articles, subscribe to our YouTube channel and for breaking news LIKE us on Facebook. For news on the Western Cape click here.For great savings on life’s little pleasures visit Bargain Buys! Know somebody who is getting married, Wedding and Function can assist. Have kids, then you need to visit Kids Connection. Enjoy food and travel, then visit Home Food and Travel. Need assistance with an online presence, visit Agency One.