Sex assault: Cop faces charges

2008-09-10 00:00

A 40-year-old police inspector appeared in the magistrate’s court here again yesterday charged with two counts of sexual assault arising from an incident in which a woman was allegedly sexually abused after approaching police at the Copesville satellite police station for help for her dying baby on July 29.

The policeman, who cannot be named as he has not yet pleaded to the allegations, is currently on bail of R1 000.

His case was yesterday postponed until September 30 for further investigation.

The accused, who is from Northdale, stated in an affidavit in support of his earlier bail application that he intends to plead not guilty to the charges facing him.

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