National

Police officer guilty of rape killed hours before sentencing

A senior Free State police officer serial rapist, who assaulted victims of crime who had come to him for help to report rape, has been killed in a automobile crash simply hours before he was anticipated to look in courtroom to be sentenced for his crimes.

Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) spokesperson, Grace Langa, stated that that police officer, who was previously in cost of the SAPS Sexual Offences Unit within the province, had earlier been discovered guilty of 9 fees, together with rape and different sexual offences in opposition to victims of crime who had approached him for assist.

Langa said he was expected to appear in court for sentencing on Monday but he was killed in a road accident involving a truck on Sunday night.

Langa stated that according to the bail circumstances set by the courtroom, the policeman had requested the IPID investigator for permission to journey to Vereeniging to purchase Christmas garments for his kids. According to his bail circumstances, he was not allowed to go away Franschoek with out asking the IPID investigator for permission

Police officer killed hours before courtroom look

“He was then allowed to leave and this morning when he was supposed to appear in court for sentencing, IPID was informed that the officer had died in an accident involving a truck,” Langa stated.

Langa stated that the accident had reported occurred on Sunday night time.

“IPID confirmed his death.The accident is now under investigation and the case had to be closed in court today,” Langa stated.

She stated the officer had been discovered guilty of raping two teenage victims, one who was already a sufferer of rape, who had approached him to ask for assist with the felony case. Langa stated that the police officer had additionally been discovered guilting of raping the alleged rape suspect’s girlfriend whereas he was investigating the matter.

Back to top button