SAPS Sergeant to Appear in Court for the Shooting of a 15 Year old Teenager in Rhelela, Limpopo

A police sergeant attached to the SAPS Tzaneen Dog Unit will appear before the Bolobedu Magistrates Court tomorrow in relation to the shooting and death on 26 January 2014 of a 15 year old teenager, Tshepo Baloyi from Rhelela in Limpopo. The shooting incident occurred at the time when the local community were engaged in a protest action sparked by the suspected ritual killing of a young female in the area.

For enquiries:
IPID National Spokesperson
Moses Dlamini
082 809 1927

Issued by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate