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One of his casualties was a 16-year-old young lady and the other was a 31-year-elderly person, police representative Brigadier Selvy Mohlala said.

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The suspect was spotted on Thursday by a casualty's mom in Amersfoort, a humble community in the region.

Amersfoort police answered the call and figured out how to secure the suspect, who had been dodging the police since August last year.

"In one of the occurrences, during the night in July 2021, the suspect - furnished with a blade - purportedly held the then 31-year-elderly person prisoner, denied her of a cellphone and tennis shoes, and assaulted her, before he escaped with her own things.

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"From there on, the suspect supposedly gone into a specific house in Amersfoort in August that very year, held a family prisoner and assaulted a young lady - who was 16-years of age at that point - before her family, and furthermore denied her of a cellphone and tennis shoes before he ran away from the area," Mohlala said.

"The 16-year-old young lady's mom and sibling needed to observe the suspect assault her inside their own home," said Mohlala.

Mohlala said the two cases were designated to the Standerton Police Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offenses Unit (FCS).

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Before long, she said the suspect will conceivably be connected to both the occurrences, while police have likewise not precluded that he might be engaged with other comparative cases, preceding the July and August 2021 violations.

"We are everlastingly thankful for the staggering help that we get from our networks in this region, through arrangement of data on the whereabouts of needed suspects. The fight against the scourge of orientation based viciousness is winnable, the same length as we keep on cooperating, where everything job players do their parts," said common magistrate of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant-General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela.

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