The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) spokesperson Ndileka Cola in a statement said it is alleged that the incident occurred from the 18 to 22 September 2020 in Soweto.
It is alleged that the suspect, his girlfriend and the girlfriend’s friend were together at a tavern, the trio left to the boyfriend’s place.
Cola said it is alleged the victim and the suspect were left together in the room and the suspect allegedly aggressively demanded sex from the victim.
“The allegation is that few days later, the three met in the tavern again and later went back to the suspect’s house. The two victims were held hostage and the suspect allegedly demanded to know where his girlfriend went on the day when he allegedly raped the girlfriend’s friend. “said Cola.
The police, hostage negotiators and the task force were called into the scene. Through the negotiation process the victims were released and the suspect was arrested.