Manhunt launched after teenage girl was gang raped and kidnapped

Gang Rape
Illustration gang Rape - Image credit ( Udayavani )

FREE STATE – Police have launched a manhunt after an 18-year-old girl who was kidnapped, gang raped and robbed by unknown male assailants.

Yesterday, (2 April 2021) the girl was in the company of a male female friend in K8 section in Kutloanong, Odendaalsrus when three attackers gained entry through an unlocked door.

SAPS Colonel Thandi Mbambo reported that the assailants attacked the victims at around 02:00 where they demanded cash and electronic valuables. That is when the rape ordeal began.

“They allegedly demanded cash at knife point, searched the victims and raped the female victim. The male friend tried to defend the victim but was stabbed in the head and neck then tied up with a rope”, said Colonel Mbambo.

It is reported that the girl was dragged out of the premises where she was repeatedly gang raped by the three assailants. The crime was later reported to the Police and the male friend was referred to hospital for treatment and later discharged.

 A case of house robbery, rape and kidnapping was registered for further investigation.