A cleaner allegedly raped a affected person in a quarantine facility on Friday.
Based on the Western Cape public works division on Sunday, it acquired a report relating to the incident at one in every of its COVID-19 quarantine and isolation services within the seaside city.
It confirmed that the sufferer was allegedly sexually assaulted at a quarantine and isolation facility in Mossel Bay.
The sufferer was in quarantine and was as a result of go residence on Saturday.
Public works spokesperson Jandré Bakker stated the division is taking the allegations “very severely”.
It additionally assured that it’ll present full help in the course of the course of the investigation.
The suspect who’s an worker of a cleansing firm has been arrested.
“The alleged sufferer has been taken from the positioning by the division of well being to a special location and is receiving the wanted help.”
Based on Southern Cape police spokesperson, Sgt Christopher Spies, the 20-year-old girl was in her room when the suspect barged in and allegedly sexually violated her.
The medical personnel on the facility who first received the report known as the police.
Spies stated the 27-year-old suspect is predicted to look within the Mossel Bay Justice of the Peace’s court docket on Monday.
He’ll face a cost of rape.