Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Dewetsdorp: Dewetsdorp police are investigating a case of assault common after an alleged video surfaced of an assault to a learner at a school near Dewetsdorp.

Members of a political party went to Dewetsdorp Police Station to lay a charge of assault after a video allegedly taken on the 16 August 2019, shows a figure of a male entering inside where learners were sleeping and violently assault a teenage boy.

Cases of assault common and that of ill-treatment of a minor, were opened at Dewetsdorp Police station for further investigation. All the required statements will be obtained and the docket will be taken to court for decision. No one has been arrested.

Free State Police Commissioner Lt Gen Baile Motswenyane said that they regard cases affecting women and children to be very serious. He appealed that the police be given space to investigate the matter, so as to allow justice to prevail.