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Cops arrested in Pretoria for rape

2013-11-07 07:12

Johannesburg - Two police officers were arrested in connection with rape in Atteridgeville, Pretoria on Wednesday, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate [Ipid] said.

Ipid spokesperson Moses Dlamini said the officers, aged 22 and 51, allegedly raped a teenager in September.

The 17-year-old girl had an argument with her boyfriend at a tavern in Atteridgeville and the officers, dressed in full uniform, intervened.

"The victim asked the police officers to take her home and the officers agreed and drove with her in the police vehicle."

The driver stopped the vehicle and allegedly raped the teenager at the back of the van. The other officer also allegedly raped her, said Dlamini.

"After driving some distance, the girl was ordered to get out of the police vehicle near the police station."

The girl told her sister who reported the matter to the police.

Dlamini said the officers were picked out at an identity parade.

They would appear in the Atteridgeville Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

Comments
  • Brenda Timm Morkel - 2013-11-07 07:16

    lovely police officers... so who do we turn to for protection. but then again I have seen police drinking at their police station.... SA does not have people who we can rely on to protect us,we do not even have an army or proper airforce..... lovely SA....

      Godfrie Wa Dumazzi - 2013-11-07 07:30

      I have a hope on Phiyega that this type of criminal elements within the Police Service will be issues of the past the time she leaves the Service.She is on top of the game as I see now.Crime is Crime and Criminal remains a Criminal wherever he/she goes so let us not politisize Crime at all.

      FJ Cele - 2013-11-07 07:40

      To serve and protect - wonder if the ANC will condemn this as strongly as the T-shirts yesterday????

      Bheki Dladla - 2013-11-07 08:11

      In Full Police uniform can you believe it??? How shocking....!!! Rape being a serious issue and yet you have those in the law who disregard everything and do as they pleased. Appalling!!!

      Badger - 2013-11-07 08:54

      And then everyone wants to know why we hate the f*****g cops so much... And then everyone wants to know why we do not trust the cops... And then everyone wants to know why cops get killed... Where is that useless "chief" ? Can't wait to hear what she has to say.

      Badger - 2013-11-07 08:55

      #ProudlyBroughtToYouByTheANC

      Bheki Dladla - 2013-11-07 09:02

      @Lionel, you have raised a very good question there about the 17 year old girl being in a tarven. Her parents must be charged with negligence honestly as she is still a full minor as per the law. Why are her parents not doing anything about this?? Had it not been for her sister to report this matter, none of this would have surfaced. What kind of parents does she honestly have. As for the 51 year old police officer whom I think should have known better, he must be jailed immediately. He basically raped his own daughter as he is old enough to be her father. 34 year age gap sies!! He stooped so low and I just wonder what his family must be thinking right now. He doesnt deserve to be a cop really. He is a disgrace to this country and society.

      Philip Venter - 2013-11-07 09:07

      The police chief is probably going to blame Apartheid for this.

  • Vusi SoLwandile Ndimande - 2013-11-07 07:21

    Who to trust?

      Aborted News - 2013-11-07 07:40

      I love the SAPS! They went out of their way to help this teenager with her sexual problems. Epic fail!

      Bheki Dladla - 2013-11-07 08:13

      I used to have a high respect for police officers but now all I see at times are just thugs!!

  • Sipho Sithole - 2013-11-07 07:28

    Cut their balls off!

  • Lunetic Mental - 2013-11-07 07:28

    how utterly disgusting!!!!

  • Solomon Lebelo - 2013-11-07 07:33

    Have u ever watched hw chickens mate,thats exactly hw men behave this days,attacking women n raping like chicken do,ag sies man,n now the police r doing the same,acting like chickens

      Stephen Mulomba - 2013-11-07 08:17

      @ Solomon, is that the best you could come up with, chickens?????

      Stephen Mulomba - 2013-11-07 08:18

      @ Solomon, is that the best you could come up with, chickens?????

      Stephen Mulomba - 2013-11-07 08:18

      @ Solomon, is that the best you could come up with, chickens?????

  • Slow Poizn - 2013-11-07 07:43

    and when we take law into our own hands then government makes it a huge problem

      Blue Spheric - 2013-11-07 07:48

      You are SO RIGHT Slow...I dont care WHO it is...am believe me I am not 'bragging here...if anyone touches my three litle girls I swear to you i will NOT report it...I WILL TAKE MATTERS IN MY OWN HANDS!!!!

  • Nemukumbini Shonza - 2013-11-07 07:54

    This is SAPS. "You are on your own" Here in South Africa its every man for himself.

      Tol Smith - 2013-11-07 09:00

      If you take matters into your own hands you go to jail, because you may not beat a police officer even if they rape. South africa is dangerous. “ See, the world's a dangerous and unbalanced place. So I realized, the only way to bring peace was to make sure that everyone could be dangerous!" This is a qoute from a weapons dealer in a game. Holds true in SA

  • Andre de Leeuw - 2013-11-07 08:01

    For effs sake SA! get your $h#t together! enough is enough!!

  • John Stoltz - 2013-11-07 08:09

    Hi Riah & Nathi, please show the tax paying citizens how the ANC Gov act against SAPS officiers committing a crime against humanity ! Or is this poor Lady not considered human by the ANC regime ?? Once done, we will support the ANC's crying out against the T-shirts in KZN !!

  • dlawre30 - 2013-11-07 08:09

    This is really sick. Enough of this these guys must have the book thrown at them

  • Bri - 2013-11-07 08:12

    Welcome to south Africa!! Don't forget to bring your children!

  • rory - 2013-11-07 08:13

    Cyril. This abnormal behavior must have been caused by apartheid.

      Agedah Alex - 2013-11-07 09:40

      Preach my brother,apartheid was the cause even ask shower,he will comfirm that

  • Sontshatsha Kwezi - 2013-11-07 08:24

    Amen!!!!!!

  • Riaan Coetzee - 2013-11-07 08:44

    Hmmh, I think I'll risk it. I call bs...

  • Leon Marais - 2013-11-07 08:48

    After we raped the country we rape the citizens.

      Douglas Tapera - 2013-11-07 09:22

      Police is there to rape people or purnish pple or to protect pple

      Douglas Tapera - 2013-11-07 09:23

      Police is there to rape people or purnish pple or to protect pple

  • simon.t.mabaso - 2013-11-07 08:48

    This girl was 17 years old how she be allowed at a tarven, these cops better be punished thoroughly for what they have done sieis

  • simon.t.mabaso - 2013-11-07 08:48

    This girl was 17 years old how she be allowed at a tarven, these cops better be punished thoroughly for what they have done sieis

  • Mapere Rantho - 2013-11-07 08:58

    saps is rotten realy,in fulluniform those guys are insane they need the full mental checkup,the real man don't rape as for 17yrs ya lea nyontsha sis.

  • Lauren Ashleigh Brewis - 2013-11-07 09:00

    disgusting.. south africa has the highest rape statistics in the world.. these people cannot control themselves..they need to be put down like the animals they are

      rory - 2013-11-07 10:13

      Animals do not behave like this!!

      Lauren Ashleigh Brewis - 2013-11-07 11:32

      that is true rory! i meant to say PARASITE!

  • Winifred Watson - 2013-11-07 09:01

    Our Police force used to be one of the best, look what it is now, a lot of criminals employed and given blue uniforms which they think gives them the right to do as they please. Its a shame now, we cant trust our men and woman in blue, they are not held in high esteem anymore because there are still some very good cops in the force and doing a very good job, yet it is those criminals who managed to find their way into a uniform that is bringing the force down. If everybody had to vote today sure the government would get a shock because as far as confidence in the police is concerned, they would see the police as criminals not fighters of crime.

      Manzini Moss - 2013-12-04 14:48

      Our police haver never been one of the best anywhere. Same ole same ole rubbish. From Nazi racists to incompetent criminals. Same ole same ole

  • Mapere Rantho - 2013-11-07 09:02

    no wonder people take law in their hands saps is yesterday's gabbeg they belong to matlhanki.

  • Leon Marais - 2013-11-07 09:06

    If our std. 3 president can do that why can't we.

  • JackPor Brown-Tread - 2013-11-07 09:17

    THE ANC HAS BEEN RAPING THIS COUNTRY FOR YEARS NOW. THERE IS FEW IN GOVERNMENT THAT CAN EVEN SEE THE RIGHT FROM WRONG. THESE COPS THTS BEEN RAPING THE PPL THEY SUPPOSE TO PROTECT IS NO DIFFERENT FORM THIS GOVERNMENT THTS SUPPOSE TO SERVE THE PPL OF THE COUNTRY. ONLY DIFFERENCE IS COPS ARE WOLFS IN SHEEP CLOTHING THE GOVERNMENT IS OVER FED AND OVER PAID AND UNEDUCATED HOOLIGANS AND GANSTERS IN SUITS.

  • Agedah Alex - 2013-11-07 09:28

    No offence but south africa is going to be one the worst countries in Africa,I mean there's no excuse for this kind of behaviour,even Malawian police won't act this way. Ask Shower head....

  • Jacqui Daane Van Rensburg - 2013-11-07 09:56

    The top goes on a state visit to the neighbours and at home policemen rape a young girl. I hope the Namibians ask minister Mthetwa about that.

  • rory - 2013-11-07 10:09

    Let me put my dog away!

  • Just Me - 2013-11-07 12:40

    Now just what would happen if the 17 year old girl made up the story? Both Policemen will be arrested, put in jail - no questions asked. Lets say they just offered her a lift and only went as far as the police station and the girl was unhappy to walk further. It is easy to say that I've been raped. Now these men are in danger of loosing their jobs. Don't understand me wrong, if they did rape her, they must get what is coming to them but, if they are innocent ..........

  • Elliott Serumula Putjishi - 2013-11-07 13:50

    those cops dat r arrested,minister an commsnr mus put dat dogs in jail,an thrw awy de keys.duty of police iz 2 prtct,obsrv an arrst nt 2 rape.if police rape our sstr wat mus we spssd 2 do as a nation.

  • Dineo Moremi - 2013-11-07 14:35

    poor gal i feel sorry for her bt i would lyk to tell tht love thm all bt trust no one

  • Babongs Mdivasi - 2013-11-12 12:50

    What do you expect when criminals themselves are running the country,

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