The housing of an alleged rapist at Stellenbosch University has been suspended.
The accused culprit was apprehended on Wednesday morning, according to university officials.
The suspected rapist has been removed from his apartment, according to Stellenbosch University, awaiting an internal and criminal inquiry.
The survivor was medically checked and counseled, according to management.
On Wednesday, she reported the incident to the police and was brought to the Stellenbosch Provincial Hospital.
The rector has strongly denounced the occurrence, as well as gender violence in general, and stated that the university is taking immediate steps to assist the victim.