Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Phuthaditjhaba-Qwaqwa: The 56-year-old taxi driver from Qwaqwa, was arrested after he sexually assaulted the 18 year old girl from Mabolela Village; in Qwaqwa.

It is alleged that on the 20 February 2021, the girl was from Phuthaditjhaba on her way back home. Along the way towards her home, the driver started touching her unpleasantly and asked him to stop but he ignored her.

She fortunately managed to write down his registration plates and reported the incident to the police who immediately traced and arrested the suspect.

The District Commissioner of Thabo Mofutsanyana, Major General Jan Tsotetsi thanked Brigadier Moses Mohloare and his team for swift arrest.

The 56-year-old suspect is expected appeared before the Phuthaditjhaba Magistrate court on Tuesday, 23 February 2021 facing charge of sexual assault.

The case is investigated by Phuthaditjhaba Family, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit.