Bail for rape-accused Eastern Cape cop

2013-02-13 17:21

Johannesburg - A police constable accused of raping a woman in a police station's holding cells has been granted bail by the KwaNobuhle Magistrate's Court, Eastern Cape police said on Wednesday.

Brigadier Marinda Mills said the 39-year-old constable was granted bail of R2 000 during a court appearance on Tuesday.

The matter was postponed to 4 March for further investigation.

He allegedly raped the woman on 3 February, at the KwaNobuhle police station holding cells, near Uitenhage.

The woman laid a charge a few days later and the constable was arrested on Thursday.

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