Police officer appears in Eastern Cape court for rape

2009-12-30 09:56

 

A 41-year-old policeman will appear in the Jansenville Magistrate’s

Court, after he allegedly raped and assaulted a 15-year-old girl,

Eastern Cape police said.

Inspector Gerry van Rooyen said the girl left a Jansenville tavern

with the policeman on December 27.

He took her to a nearby rugby field where he

allegedly raped and severely assaulted her.

He was arrested on Tuesday and expected to appear in court on

charges of rape and serious assault.

The policeman, an inspector, is stationed at the Jansenville police

station.


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