Girl allegedly raped in police holding cell
By Chanel September
22 September 2006
Police have opened a rape docket against a policeman at the Athlone police station after a teenager alleged that she was raped in a holding-cell by a policeman.
The 18-year-old girl says she was raped by a police official on Tuesday night.
The girl and her boyfriend had been arrested in connection with a robbery in Atlhone.
Police Spokesperson Superintendent Billy Jones confirmed that a sexual offence case had been reported. He says that the alleged perpetrator has not yet been identified.