Cop seeks bail after teen's rape ordeal

A YOUNG Port Elizabeth girl kicked and screamed as a police officer allegedly dragged her from her bed in the middle of the night before raping her for several hours, a court heard yesterday.

When he eventually fell asleep, the 14-year-old girl took his cellphone and contacted the man's wife at work for help.

This harrowing testimony was heard in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court yesterday, where the 46-year-old policeman was applying for bail. - Kathryn Kimberley

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