THE cluster commander of the police in Komani Major General Funeka Siganga has commended the work of detective warrant officer Richard Fredericks following the arrest of a man wanted on suspicion of rape.
Police spokesman Captain Namhla Mdleleni said the 58-year-old woman was attacked in her home in November last year. She was robbed of various belongings including a cellphone and jewellery and raped.
Cases of housebreaking and rape were opened.
Mdleleni said on April 16, the police arrested a suspect and managed to recover all the items.
The suspect has appeared in court and has been remanded in custody pending his next court appearance on May 2.