A 25-year-outmoded passenger who turned into as soon as allegedly raped at gunpoint by a taxi driver and a conductor in KwaZulu-Natal turned into as soon as too terrified to reveal she is HIV-optimistic.
The woman, who turned into as soon as dumped in a cane field after the ordeal, told Response Unit SA (Rusa) security officers on Monday she wanted to let her attackers learn about her status but turned into as soon as terrified they’d shoot her.
Rusa spokesperson Prem Balram said they were called by a passing motorist magnificent after 3pm after the driver turned into as soon as flagged down by the victim on the northbound lane of the N2 shut to Sibaya Casino.
“Response officers and medics were dispatched to the scene. On arrival they positioned the hysterical female seated in the emergency lane. She told a female response officer she operates a stall in Durban,” he said.
Balram said she boarded a taxi to focus on over together with her boyfriend.
“As they left Durban she requested the two why there were no assorted passengers in the minibus,” he said.
The conductor build a fabric over her face and urged her to be silent.
“She turned into as soon as pushed to a cane field where both males took turns raping her at gunpoint. They then drove off and left her in the field,” he said.
Police spokesperson Capt Nqobile Gwala said a case of rape turned into as soon as opened at Verulam police field.
“It is alleged by the complainant that [on Monday] at 2.30pm she stopped a taxi shut to the Moses Mabhida Stadium as she turned into as soon as going to KwaDukuza. While the taxi turned into as soon as on the N2 Sibaya turn off, the conductor covered her mouth while [the driver] pointed a firearm at her. The victim turned into as soon as then raped by the suspects earlier than they left her on the facet of the road,” she said.
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