The Police in Waterval outside Makhado, South Africa have arrested a 27-year-old man for raping a 25-year-old woman.

It is alleged that the victim was sleeping in the early hours of Saturday, April 8th, when the suspect broke into her home and entered her room where he threatened her and raped her.

After the ordeal, the suspect fell asleep, the victim escaped and called the Police.

The Police reacted swiftly and found the suspect still asleep and arrested him. The suspect will appear before the Waterval Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 10 April 2017 facing charges of housebreaking and rape.

Police investigations are still continuing.