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Homeless man raped - reservist in court

2012-06-11 19:21

Johannesburg - A Cape Town police reservist accused of rape appeared in the Bellville Magistrate's Court on Monday, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate said.

Spokesperson Moses Dlamini said the officer was arrested on Saturday for allegedly raping a homeless man in Bellville.

The matter was postponed 21 June for a bail application.

Dlamini said the homeless man, 39, went to the Bellville police station looking for a place to sleep on Thursday. He was taken to a room at the back of the station.

"A police officer apparently pulled down the victim's pants and underwear. It is alleged that [he] then raped the victim", he said.

The matter was reported the next day after the victim went to hospital.

Comments
  • Mike - 2012-06-11 19:27

    What is the difference between law enforcement and the criminal element in SA.....it appears nothing. We have serious problems with our police force which undermines the entire security of the South African people.

      Charmain - 2012-06-11 19:55

      Only obvious difference I can see is one criminal has a uniform, badge and gun... Doomed are we.

      arthur.hugh - 2012-06-12 09:13

      Thando - Psychopaths come in all shapes and sizes, not because they're liberal, you ignoramus.

  • Sylvester.Mohloli - 2012-06-11 19:50

    Chances are he hadnt washed in a while............eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeuw

  • Sharon - 2012-06-11 19:52

    scrap the police force,recruit new members and start over with proper training.the current force is rotten to the core

      Matthew - 2012-06-12 08:25

      Start Hiring from the Vets that retired.The Recces that retired from the SADF before the ANC buggered that up aswell.Get the guys that care past their paycheck.

  • Jay Mondlana - 2012-06-11 19:57

    Our communities are angry with cops for a reason, how do we explain this, we run to cops to get help not hurt...

  • Emmanuel Chauke - 2012-06-11 20:30

    It ain't safe anymore !!!!

  • michael.i.wright - 2012-06-11 20:49

    This site needs a face palm smiley.

  • Sharon - 2012-06-11 20:50

    Anything that moves, if it doesn't move, they will kick it until it does! Poor homeless guy, as if he is not suffering enough...

  • Muhammad - 2012-06-11 21:34

    Was a police a man or a woman? 'A home less man came to the police station and he was raped by a police officer'. Incomplete news !

      michael.bailey.90260 - 2012-06-11 22:30

      Mohammed pls read the report carefully.the report do refer to the police officer as a \he\ and that is a man.

      lwazisimphiwe.msomizikode - 2012-06-11 23:02

      A man obviously coz if it waz a women he wouldn't hv report da case...hopefully he usd da condom

      Edrizy21 - 2012-06-12 08:18

      lol,true incomplit news

      kemmuel - 2012-06-12 08:56

      Isn't it obvious that it was a man

  • lerato.kay.3 - 2012-06-11 22:04

    The DA was going on about reservists, but there is need for extensive screening first; don't rush into this process

      Dee - 2012-06-11 22:37

      Indeed. And add security video cameras in every station room and police vehicle. Will work to protect both the police and public.

  • lendili - 2012-06-11 22:18

    Somebody gotter be sick in the head!

  • Ditoa-re - 2012-06-11 22:26

    Let's hope the Rapist was wearing a Condom

  • jf.lambert2 - 2012-06-12 03:19

    At least the goat in the precinct got some rest!!! and some people say "Since sodomy is on the increase in cape town, this type of thing will now be more common. An unfortunate side effect of the liberal culture."??? why don't you see that some men would do it with a vacuum cleaner if they could! (thank God, there is a special notice coming along with every vacuum cleaner wold in RSA!)

  • Cristina - 2012-06-12 06:55

    Sick!!!!!

  • Nyiks11 - 2012-06-12 10:09

    eish , why do these cape ouens like faxing using line 2 ?

  • Nirosha - 2012-06-12 10:34

    Does SA have internal affairs? It seems that the police are responsible for more & more crimes these days. Someone needs to remind them that they do not have the licence to kill, rape, or maybe they feel they can get away with it.

  • Malungisa - 2012-06-12 11:55

    We must blame ANC cause is a ruling party most special when zuma take over. zuma is useless he is the person who create those things.he don't have even dignity what type of a president is that look a majority of black are joining DA because of him we loose ahope everyday there is toyi-toyi people vandalising a lot.if u did watch 2010 world cup opening i switch off my TV cause he didn't know how to open it it was borring

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