Citrusdal police constable arrested for alleged rape of detainee

A police constable stationed at Citrusdal in the Western Cape has been arrested for an alleged rape of a detainee.

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According to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), it is alleged that the woman was arrested for assault and detained at around 02h45 on Friday.

‘’The Police Constable allegedlly went into the holding cell where the complainant was and raped her. She reported the incident to a police officer, who reported for duty in the morning for a day shift,’’ said Phaladi Shuping, IPID spokesperson.

The Police Constable was detained at Picketburg SAPS, and will appear in the Clanwilliam Magistrates' Court on Monday.


Done By: Mitchum George


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