A pensioner (76) and his wife (70) were attacked in their Port Edward home during the early hours of today.
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The couple was woken by two men armed with knives. They had forced open a window to gain entry into the house.
Police spokesman Captain Gerald Mfeka said the intruders demanded cash, jewellery and firearms before ransacking the house and stabbing the man twice in the upper thigh.
“One of the men raped the woman while the other bound her bleeding husband’s feet with sticky tape as he lay next to his wife on the bed.”
Cpt Mfeka added the men fled with undisclosed amount of cash and various other items.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information are urged to contact Port Edward police station at 039 311 5430.