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SACM officer arrested for alleged rape

News - Date: 13 July 2018

Written by: Kaizer Nengovhela / Viewed: 1198


A 41-year-old SACM (South African Custodial Management) officer from the Kutama Sinthumule Correctional Centre appeared in the Louis Trichardt magistrates court on 27 June on charges of illegal possession of a firearm and rape.

The accused allegedly produced a firearm and threatened to shoot the victim after his demand for sex was refused. He then allegedly raped her on the night of 23 June in Louis Trichardt. The victim went to the police and reported the case. The suspect was later arrested.

According to SA Police Service’s, Lt-Col Moatshe Ngoepe, the accused was granted bail of R5 000 at his court hearing on 2 July. He will appear again on 17 July.

Sources stated that he has been suspended from work pending a disciplinary hearing.


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Kaizer Nengovhela

Kaizer Nengovhela started writing stories for Limpopo Mirror more than a decade ago, in 2 000. Prior to that he had a five year stint at Phala-Phala FM as sports presenter. In 2005 Kaizer received an award from the province's premier as Best Sports Presenter. The same year he was also nominated as Best Sports Reporter by the Makhado Municipality. Kaizer was awarded the Mathatha Tsedu award in 2014.


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