IPID INVESTIGATING THE ALLEGED RAPE OF A 28
YEAR OLD FEMALE IN HEILBRON, FREE STATE -
HEILBRON CAS 111/08/2012
Media Statement PRETORIA – 05 September
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate
(IPID) is investigating the rape of a 28 year
old female in Heilbron, Free State.
It is alleged that on 28 August 2012 around
midnight, the victim was at her place residence
sleeping when she received a call from the 43
year old suspect allegedly in connection with
information he was following up on. The victim
went outside to the suspect’s vehicle (which is
a state vehicle). The suspect opened the
passenger door and the asked the victim to get
in. The suspect apparently asked the victim to
have sexual intercourse with him but the victim
refused. The victim saw a firearm on the suspect
and she became scared. The victim was allegedly
raped in the state vehicle.
The victim reported the rape case on 29 August
2012 at Heilbron SAPS. A case docket was opened
as per Heilbron CAS 111/08/2012.
The victim was taken to a doctor medical
examination. The case is still being
investigated. No arrests have been made.
Issued by the Independent Police