Mpumalanga police were on Monday still looking for a man whose
tongue was partly bitten off when he allegedly tried to rape a woman near
"Word has been put out to hospitals that they must let police
know if a man with a severed tongue comes in," Captain Leonard Hlathi said.
The woman was attacked while walking home on 22 January around
7pm in Swalala village in the Masoyi area near Hazyview.
"In the process of trying to rape her the man had his tongue
[partly] bitten off... he tried to kiss her and that's when she bit him
The man ran off and the woman alerted the police. They sent the
piece of tongue to a hospital for forensic tests, but Hlathi would not stipulate
"We hope that someone will see this man and help us catch
|Address:||Swalala village in the Masoyi|
|Crime Date/Time:||22 Jan 2011, 00:01 AM|
|Reported Date:||31 Jan 2011, 14:01 PM|