Cop guilty of multiple rapes

A police constable has been found guilty of raping 16 women, the Star newspaper reported on Friday.

On Thursday the High Court in Johannesburg convicted Constable Mokolo Molekoa on 35 of the 46 charges for which he was tried.

The newspaper reported these included 16 of the 17 rape charges, nine kidnapping charges, seven of robbery, two of attempted robbery, and one of theft.

According to The Star, Molekoa was a serial rapist between March 2011 and June last year offering women lifts in his BMW, then taking them to deserted areas to rape them.

Molekoa was arrested in July last year.

The matter was postponed to January 22 for the victim impact reports to be heard.

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