The South African Police Service welcomes the rape sentencing that was handed down to a 25 year old Prieska Serial Rapist, in the Northern Cape High court on Wednesday, 4 July 2018.

Shawn Rooi was sentenced to life imprisonment as well as a further 27 years, after being found guilty of three counts of rape, two counts of house breaking with the intent to rape and one charge of obstructing a police officer from performing his duties. The sentences will run concurrently.

The Pixley Ka Seme Cluster Commander, Brig Nomahlube Sofika lauds Detective Constable Denzil Swarts from the Prieska SAPS Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences unit for a brilliant job done.