A doctor in Bethlehem has been accused of raping a pregnant patient at a Qwaqwa hospital.
SAPS said in a statement, “On 27 November 2015 at approximately 14:30 the 29-year-old pregnant woman from Bohlokong near Bethlehem alleges that she was at the local hospital in Qwaqwa for examination when the suspect raped her”.
The woman reported the incident to her boyfriend.
The two decided to tell their uncle, who went to the hospital manager with the victim.
The matter was brought before the Namahadi police station on Monday.
The case was registered, leading to the arrest of the 29-year-old suspect.
He will appear before the Phuthaditjhaba Magistrate court on Wednesday.