Sentence of a Superintendent found guilty of rape postponed

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Tebogo Msimanga |

The South Gauteng High Court has once more postponed the sentencing of the former EMPD Superintendent Adam Cummings for rape and human trafficking and his co-accused Tebogo Maregele.

Independent Police Investigative Directorate ( IPID) spokesperson Ndileka Cola said the trial of this case started on 18 June 2018 and Cummings and Maragele were found guilty on 20 May 2019.

Cummings was found guilty of three counts of rape and human trafficking. Maragele was convicted as an compliance to the rape of a nine-year-old and two counts of exploitation of children for financial gain.

“Two years three months after the pair was found guilty, sentence has not been handed down due to accused changing legal representative after he was found guilty. However, Judge Mokgoatleng has indicated that this matter is being postponed for the last time today” said Cola.

The case was postponed to the 05 March 2021.

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