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 concerning the incident at one among its COVID-19 quarantine and isolation amenities 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 resulting from go residence on Saturday.
Public works spokesperson Jandré Bakker mentioned the division is taking the allegations “very severely”.
It additionally assured that it’s going to present full help through 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 location 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 bought the report known as the police.
Spies mentioned the 27-year-old suspect is predicted to look within the Mossel Bay Justice of the Peace’s courtroom on Monday.
He’ll face a cost of rape.