Raped and thrown down a bank: gran’s fake-Uber horror

08 February 2019 - 06:02 By Shain Germaner
Elias Mankgane, Daniel Maswikaneng, Treasure Bonga and Themba Mkuwanazi appeared at the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge, on respective allegations of using an Uber account to kidnap, rape and rob multiple Joburg women in 2016.
Elias Mankgane, Daniel Maswikaneng, Treasure Bonga and Themba Mkuwanazi appeared at the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge, on respective allegations of using an Uber account to kidnap, rape and rob multiple Joburg women in 2016.
Image: Thapelo Morebudi/The Sunday Times

As Susan Dey grasped repeatedly at her neck, struggling to breathe as the piece of fabric pulled tighter and tighter, she realised she was willing to jump from a moving vehicle if it meant saving her life.

But as she reached for the door handle of the bogus Uber taxicab, her three attackers told her if she continued to scream and struggle, she would be killed.

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