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Erica Abrahams
1 minute read
6 Mar 2019
8:48 am

Husband hacks to death man who allegedly tried to rape his pregnant wife

Erica Abrahams

The victim's husband killed the man with his own weapon after hearing her screams.

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A man who allegedly tried to rape a pregnant woman was hacked to death at Magwaveni township in Tongaat, KwaZulu-Natal, on Monday, reports North Coast Courier.

According to Reaction Unit SA, the man was killed by the husband of the woman he tried to rape.

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“The man had entered the house, armed with a panga, and attempted to rape a woman.

“Her husband heard her screams and came to her aid.”

A police source said the men fought and the intruder was hacked to death with his own weapon.

The husband was arrested.

A case of rape was opened at Tongaat SAPS.

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