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Alleged Itsoseng rapist handed himself over to police


Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner North West

POTCHEFSTROOM - Otsile Juell Boinamo (31) was arrested after he handed himself over to the Itsoseng police on Monday, 25 October 2021. He subsequently appeared before the Itsoseng Magistrates’ Court Wednesday, 27 October 2021 on a charge of rape

It is alleged that a 30-year-old wheelchair-bound woman, was visiting friends and later went to a tavern on Friday, 22 October 2021 in Bodibe village near Itsoseng. The woman was about to leave the tavern at about 19:00 when Boinamo volunteered to take her home. However, on their way, the accused instead took her to his place in Zone 1, where he allegedly raped her.

The victim managed on Saturday, 23 October 2021, to escape by crawling out of the house into the street where she was assisted by a passer-by, who contacted the police. As a result, a case of rape was opened for investigation. 

The accused will make a second court appearance on Thursday, 04 November 2021, for a formal bail application.


Colonel Adéle Myburgh
082 856 1731