A 25-year-old man has been arrested and jailed for the rape and murder case of a KwaZulu-Natal woman.
The woman’s body was spotted in a shallow grave at Masinenge informal settlement, on the south coast, on Friday.
According to police, the victim went to visit her friends in the area on Wednesday but never reached her destination, so her friends then contacted the police.
Margate police responded to a complaint at Masinenge informal settlement in Uvongo and with the support of the Port Shepstone K9 unit began with a hunt around the area before her body was found buried in a shallow grave in Masinenge.”
The police’s research led them to the man who was last seen with the victim. The man was arrested at his place of employment in Uvongo on Tuesday and will appear in court on Thursday.