Eastern Cape police arrest man for raping toddler

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Police say it was alleged that the suspect raped the child inside a container where he sold items to the community.

Butterworth police in the Eastern Cape on Friday said they have arrested a 36-year-old man for the rape of a two-year-old girl.

Police spokesman Captain Jackson Manatha said the man was arrested on Thursday at Extension 2 in Butterworth.

Manatha said it was alleged that the suspect raped the child on Wednesday inside a container where he sold items to the community.

The suspect is expected to appear in the Butterworth Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday on a charge of rape.

– African News Agency

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