Serowe rape incidents persist, police worry


Rape continues to be a nightmare for Serowe police as most of the cases are identified as date rape with perpetrators often being casual friends, who would have met the victims at entertainment spots.

Serowe Police Station commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng said rape cases are a concern in his jurisdiction as they record three to four cases every week.

Oteng said they are currently investigating three rape cases that occurred last week in Mmashoro, Mogorosi and Tshimoyapula respectively. “We managed to arrest suspects in Mmashoro and Mogorosi rape cases and we have launched a manhunt to locate the Tshimoyapula rape suspect who is still at large,” he told The Monitor. “However, he is a known person and we are hopeful to arrest him soon.

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