Crime intel cops in Kuruman court

2013-04-18 12:35
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Johannesburg - Five crime intelligence officers go on trial in the Kuruman Regional Court on Thursday on charges of kidnapping, assault and pointing a firearm, said the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid).

They allegedly kidnapped a man on 14 September 2011, said Ipid spokesperson Moses Dlamini.

They allegedly took him to their office where they made him undress, assaulted him and threatened him with a gun, he said.

"The complainant sustained injuries to his body as a result of being assaulted."

Dlamini said the Director of Public Prosecutions agreed with an Ipid recommendation that the men stand trial, and charged them.

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