Alleged rapist of eight year old victim in Durban remanded to Westville prison

Rohith Ramkussia (48) was arrested by Members of Reaction Unit South Africa in Verulam – KZN on Thursday, 31 May 2018 after he allegedly raped an eight-year-old girl.

Ramkussia was remanded to custody at Westville Prison after he appeared in the Verulam Magistrates Court this afternoon for a bail application. The matter has been adjourned to June 5th, 2018.

The suspect who is a Phoenix – KZN resident was arrested after Reaction Officers were called to the scene when the victim’s mother walked into the bedroom & found Ramkussia pulling up his pants. His eight (8) year old niece was found in her underwear on the bed.

According to the child, the suspect had called her into the bedroom to play cards. He then closed the door and undressed her. During an interview the suspect informed Reaction Officers that he had previously raped the same child at his parents home. The child was visiting her grandparents at the time of the incident. The suspect has been held in custody since his arrest on Thursday.

Several of suspects’ family members & relatives have made contact with Reaction Unit South Africa threatening Reaction Officers regarding the arrest & injuries sustained during his arrest. They have further threatened RUSA Management regarding the releasing of the suspects photo to the public.

All threats were made telephonically.

Source: Reaction Unit South Africa


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