They used to say that rape was not about sex but was about control. Well sometimes that may be true and other times it is about sex.
This time, I would bet it was about raw hatred.
Foreigner suspected of raping elderly woman
Cleared for publication: Police arrest Eritrean national on suspicion of raping 83-year-old woman for hours in building yard in southern Tel Aviv
Police have arrested an Eritrean national on suspicion of brutally raping an 83-year-old woman near the old central bus station in southern Tel Aviv, it was cleared for publication Monday.
According to the suspicions, the man raped the elderly woman for hours in the backyard of her building.
The brutal rape was stopped only after the suspect spotted the woman’s relatives arriving to visit her and escaped. Since then, for 10 days, the police have been concealing the incident from the public.
The gag order over the investigation was removed on Monday morning, and the suspect is expected to be indicted later this week.
Court extends suspect’s remand (Photo: Moti Kimchi)
The incident took place on a Friday about 10 days ago. According to the investigation, the woman, who lives on her own, left her house at around 10 am. The suspect, who was lurking across the street, dragged her to the building’s yard and raped her for hours – while beating and threatening her.
The suspect, in his 20s, had no trouble gaining control of the weak old woman. Unfortunately, her cries for help were not heard by anyone, allowing the rapist to carry on for hours.