A woman who was allegedly raped at gunpoint by a taxi driver and a conductor in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa on Monday, reveals she was scared to tell them she is HIV-positive.
In recent news shared by Linda Ikeji Blog, reveals the woman was dumped in a cane field after the tribulation reported to the Reaction Unit SA (Rusa) security officers on Monday that she was in full attention on letting their attackers have knowledge about her status but was afraid they will kill her.
The spokesperson for Rusa, Prem Balram, remarked that they were called by a passing motorist just after 3pm when the driver was flagged down by the victim on the northbound lane of the N2 near Sibaya Casino.
Balram reported that she boarded a taxi to visit her boyfriend.” As they left Durban she asked the two why there were no other passengers in the minibus” he said.
He then revealed that the conductor put a cloth over her face and instructed her to be silent.” She was driven to a cane field where both men took turns raping her at gunpoint. They then drove off and left her in the field”
Police spokesperson Capt Nqobile Gwala said a case of rape was opened at Verulam police station.
“It is alleged by the complainant that [on Monday] at 2.30pm she stopped a taxi near the Moses Mabhida Stadium as she was going to KwaDukuza. While the taxi was on the N2 Sibaya turn off‚ the conductor covered her mouth while [the driver] pointed a firearm at her. The victim was then raped by the suspects before they left her on the side of the road” she said.
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