IPID arrested a Police Constable on allegations of statutory rape this afternoon

IPID arrested a 32 year old Police Constable while off duty on allegations of Statutory Rape. The Police Constable who is stationed at Moroka Police Station was arrested and detained at Protea Glen Police Station this afternoon. The case of Statutory Rape was opened by the mother of a 14 year old child who cannot be named to protect the identity of both the mother and the child.It is alleged that the child left for school in the morning of Friday the 14 August 2015,and she returned home on Monday 17 August 2015.It is alleged that the sexual intercourse happed repeatedly over the weekend .The suspect will appear tomorrow the 21 August 2015 at Protea Magistrate Court.

The investigation continues.

Issued by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

For enquiries:
IPID National Spokesman
Grace Langa
012 399 0050
072 1373 181