Rape victim was told by cops to go home, not bath and come back the following day.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. On Monday night the 22nd of June 26-year-old woman from Khayelitsha Site B was traveling to TR Section to her boyfriend's place before 10pm and the minibus driver who was transporting her allegedly raped her. She was alone in the van and the driver changed routes,he threatened her and forced himself on her, then he left her on an unknown road.
Another man who saw her distress offered to help and take her to the police station in Khayelitsha, but when she got there she was forced to shout what she came to report due to the social distancing regulations, she felt that she couldn't do it and she decided to leave. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Picture of Nana Samela, who helped the victim.
A woman called Nana Samela who was behind her on the queue felt sorry for her and asked her what happened, after explaining everything Nana accompanied her to the officer who wanted her to speak louder to ask that they open a case of rape against the suspect. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The Male officer then told her to go home, not bath and come back the following day, Nana decided to drive the lady home and post her frustrations about the officer did to the lady while she was in need of their help on social media, after the post went viral that's when the police decided to take action. This is how most police officers treat victims when they want report cases, if they treat us like this where do they expect us to get help?