Police officer arrested for allegedly raping his girlfriend

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Tebogo Msimanga |

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate(IPID) has arrested a 37-year-old Police Sergeant who allegedly raped his girlfriend on Monday 12 April 2021 in Tweespruit, Free State. It is alleged that the police officer went to his girlfriend’s place and demanded sex.

IPID Spokesperson Ndileka Cola said it is further alleged that she refused to have sexual intercourse with him and pushed him away but the law enforcement officer forcefully got himself in bed and penetrated her regardless of the fact that his girlfriend refused.

“The victim, who is also a police Constable working with the suspect went to lay rape charge  at the police station.”

Cola said the suspect is scheduled to appear in Selofesha Magistrates Court on Wednesday 14 April 2021.

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