Another cape cop arrested for rape

2013-07-19 18:21


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Johannesburg - A police captain was arrested in Worcester for allegedly raping a 46-year-old woman in his official car, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) said on Friday.

"The complainant alleges that on 20 June at about 23.30 she was raped by the suspect who was driving a marked SAPS vehicle while he was on duty," spokesperson Moses Dlamini said.

"The suspect allegedly threatened to shoot the victim and her son if she reported the matter to anyone which resulted in her not reporting it immediately after the incident."

He said the 46-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after the woman opened a case against him.

"The Ipid conducted an investigation and decided to arrest the suspect on the same day based on the evidence uncovered."

The man would appear in the Worcester Magistrate's Court on Monday on a charge of rape, Dlamini said.

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