Northern Cape ANC Councillor Arrested For Rape

ANC supporters flaying flags at the Siyanqoba Rally in Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg. PICTURE: Mail Images

JOHANNESBURG: Northern Cape police have arrested an ANC ward councillor for rape, EWN reported. 

The Sol Plaatjie Municipal official was taken into custody on Tuesday.

He is accused of abducting and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old mentally-challenged girl last weekend.

The police’s Bashoabile Kale: “He was arrested for abduction, rape, and attempted rape. He held two women hostage at a house that was built for veterans. The ladies were held hostage on 8 February and released on 10 February.”