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Postmasburg SAPS FCS Unit requests public assistance in solving a rape case

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Northern Cape

POSTMASBURG - The SAPS Family Violence, Children and Sexual Offences (FCS) Unit are investigating a case of rape following the alleged rape of a 26-year-old female victim in Postmasburg on Thursday, 13 April 2023.

Preliminary investigations indicates that the victim was on her way to work when she was accosted by the suspect brandishing a knife. He demanded a cigarette but she gave him money out of fear as she was a non-smoker.

The suspect made further advances that included raping the victim in the nearby bushes along the road.

The suspect can only be identified by an identikit compiled by the police.

The police are requesting the public to assist with information that may lead to the apprehension and arrest of the suspect and the investigation of the case.

The investigating officer, Detective Constable Keamogetse Besson can be contacted at 079 872 0458 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or information may be shared via the MySAPS App.

All information will be treated confidentially and callers may opt to remain anonymous.


Sergeant Timothy Sam
082 494 9981



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