South Africa 12.11.2015 10:50 am

Another Rhodes Park attack suspect arrested

Flowers next to the dam in Rhodes Park in Kensington, 19 October 2015. Two men were murdered after being tied up and thrown into the dam over the weekend and one of the victims wifes was also raped during the incident.    File Picture: Neil McCartney

Flowers next to the dam in Rhodes Park in Kensington, 19 October 2015. Two men were murdered after being tied up and thrown into the dam over the weekend and one of the victims wifes was also raped during the incident. File Picture: Neil McCartney

The suspect, 22, and his accomplice will appear in court today.

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the attack in Rhodes Park, east of Johannesburg in which two men were drowned and a woman was raped.

It is alleged two men and their girlfriends were walking in the park at 6.30pm on October 02 when the gang attacked them. The two men were tied up and thrown into the lake where they drowned. One woman was raped while the other was able to fight off her attackers. The bodies of both men were later found by police divers.

Gauteng police spokesperson Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said the second suspect who is Zimbabwean national was arrested in Yeoville on Tuesday. His accomplice, also a Zimbabwean, was arrested on October 30, Joburg East Express reported.

Police are still searching for the other suspects.

The two suspects will appear in the Johannesburg Magistrates’ Court today.

Read more:

http://citizen.co.za/827802/security-beefed-up-following-rhodes-park-murder-rape/

http://citizen.co.za/825174/family-mourns-following-rhodes-park-killing/

http://citizen.co.za/823366/one-of-two-joburg-women-gang-raped-boyfriends-drowned/

http://citizen.co.za/827332/joburg-residents-to-commemorate-rhodes-park-attack-victims/

– Caxton News Service

 

 

 

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