IPID arrest a member of the SAPS on suspicion of rape.

A 38-year-old police Constable N Maseko attached to the Viljoensroon police station Uniform Branch in the Free State Province was arrested by IPID Investigators on Wednesday the 09 August 2023 for allegedly raping a 15-year-old Female.

The Rape is alleged to have happened on Monday the 07 August 2023 after he went to the Victim’s house and removed her from her Grandmother in Ramulotsi under false pretences that he was taking her to the police station for questioning. He is alleged to have taken her to a secluded place towards Kroonstad where he raped her.

The victim then later opened a Rape case and on the 09 August IPID arrested the suspect who then appeared in the local court on the 11 August 2023. The Accused abandoned bail and he was remanded in detention.

The case has been remanded to the 27 September 2023 for the Director of Public Prosecutions to make a decision on the case.

Mr Robbie Raburabu
Acting National Spokesperson
082 926 1067 and 012 399 0056
E-mail: rraburabu@ipid.gov.za