Cop in court for rape, stabbing

2013-10-03 00:00

A 45-YEAR-OLD police warrant officer appeared in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s court yesterday in connection with the alleged rape and attempted murder of a 31-year-old woman at Hilton on June 14.

The policeman is alleged to have stabbed the victim with a knife during the course of the incident.

He is also charged with robbing the victim of two cellphones.

He cannot be named until he has pleaded to the charge.

The case was adjourned to October 18 for a bail application.

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