Medical doctor arrested for raping a 17-year-old patient

The Police in Ritavi outside Tzaneen have arrested a 52-year-old man who is a medical doctor for raping a 17-year-old girl who was his patient.

It is alleged that on the 2017-10-09 at about 16:00, the 17-year-old girl went to the suspect's surgery in Nkoankoa Township for consultation. On arrival, she was called in the consultation room and the suspect started examining her and during that process, the suspect then raped her.

The matter was later reported to the Police who reacted swiftly and started with their preliminary investigations until the suspect was later arrested. The suspect will appear before the Nkoankoa Magistrates' Court on Thursday the 2017-10-12 on a charge of rape.

Police Investigations still continues.

Source: South African Police Service