David Matsena
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3 May 2016
2:02 pm

Woman ‘raped’ and shot dead

David Matsena

It is alleged she was raped before she was shot dead.

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The body of a woman believed to have been raped and shot dead was found at Mmakaunyane, in the North West.

Dube police spokesperson Sergeant Tembi Nowathe said police made the discovery on the side of the road in Mmakaunyane on Sunday , Rekord North reported.

“She was lying on the ground with a bullet wound on the left side of her upper body, blood on her head, and her hands tied together with black cable. The victim was wearing grey socks, grey track pants and a black top,” said Nowathe.

The indications were that she was raped before she was shot.

“She was half naked with track pants on her buttocks. A 9mm empty cartridge and a used condom were found at the scene,” added Nowathe.

Nowathe said police were still trying to identify the victim. A case of murder is being investigated.

– Caxton News Service