North West warrant officer arrested for rape

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has arrested a 50 year old Warrant Officer stationed at Mmabatho SAPS on 14 March 2019 after receiving a report of the alleged rape.

It is alleged that the suspect sexually assaulted a female detainee at night on the 2nd and the 3rd of March 2019 while she was detained for violating a protection order. The victim is 29 years old.

The suspect will appear at the Molopo Magistrates Court in Mmabatho on a charge of rape.

Issued by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate For inquiries contact

Moses Dlamini
082 781 7112