Women hijacked and raped

A woman was hijacked and raped in Soweto, allegedly by three men, Johannesburg metro police said on Tuesday.

"Metro police recovered a black BMW after it was hijacked in Naledi at around 4.30pm," Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said.

The car was found abandoned in bushes in Rockville, a section of the township, at 5.30pm. The woman told police her hijackers took her to bushes and repeatedly raped her.

She managed to escape and later called her husband.

The three men, two of whom were armed, fled the crime scene in a white VW Polo. Police had launched a manhunt for them.

Anyone with information about the crime could call police on 08600-10111. - Sapa

Report ID: 112
Crime Category: Rape
Province: Gauteng
Suburb: Soweto
Address: Naledi, Soweto
Crime Date/Time: 2 Mar 2010, 00:03 AM
Reported By: Report A Crime
Reported Date: 3 Feb 2010, 08:02 AM
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