A 33yr-old suspect whose tongue was bitten off by 65yr-old woman when he attempted to rape her at her home in Tsomo Mission on Saturday night 7 November 2020 has been arrested.

According to reports, the woman was sleeping alone when she was woken up by someone entering through the window. The suspect attempted to rape the woman and allegedly forced to kiss the woman. She bit his tongue until it fell down. The suspect then fled the scene.

The rapist was tracked and apprehended by the police at a hospital in Cofimvaba, where he was arrested on Sunday 08 November 2020.

The suspect will appear in Tsomo Magistrate Court soon on an attempted rape charge.