A 43 year old man who fled from Osindisweni Hospital in Verulam following his apprehension for the rape of his step daughter was re-arrested by members of Reaction Unit South Africa in Phoenix a short while ago.
Reaction Officers were dispatched to a business after staff recognised the suspect from a post on this Facebook page where he was circulated as being sought. His face was circulated in the interest of the child’s safety. Upon arrival Officers found the alleged rapists severely assaulted by an angry mob. He was placed under arrest and is currently detained at the Verulam SAPS.
The suspect was apprehended by the community on Neptune Drive yesterday after it was established that he had been raping his 10 year old stepdaughter over a period of 5 years. Residents assaulted the man and forcefully entered his house where they recovered several sex toys which was being used on the child. Reaction Officers handed the suspect to the SAPS yesterday & was contacted this morning by Police who informed RUSA that the suspect could not be located after he escaped from hospital. He had been hospitalized for the injuries that he sustained during the assault.
Reaction Officers arrested the suspect in Phoenix – KZN and transported him to Verulam SAPS where he was detained.