Police arrested for alleged rape

News South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga |

Independent Police Investigative Directorate( IPID) is investigating a case of Rape which took place in the police barracks on Sunday night, 31 October 2021. It is alleged that the mother of a 14-year-old girl discovered that the girl was not in her room and she went to look for her.

IPID spokesperson Grace Langa said the mother allegedly saw her daughter coming out of a 29 year old Police Constable’s room having a towel on her waist.

“She questioned her and the girl told her that she had been raped by the constable.  The victim was taken to the hospital for examination and specimen were taken.”

Langa said the suspect is detained in Lady Frere police cells and will appear tomorrow in court.

She added that the details of which court will follow. Investigations are continuing.

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