Cape Town cop accused of sexual assault

2012-08-08 18:44

Johannesburg - A Gugulethu police officer has been accused of sexually abusing and robbing a prostitute, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate said on Wednesday.

The police officer allegedly approached the woman where she was working on Voortrekker Road in Parow, Cape Town on 7 July at 16:10, the IPID said in a statement.

"The man identified himself as a police officer and then forced her to perform oral sex on him. He apparently threatened to arrest her if she refused."

The police officer then allegedly stole R170 from the woman.

The woman reported the incident to the Gugulethu police station the following day.

IPID has opened a case of rape and is investigating.

- SAPA
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