Investigations into Sandton hotel assault

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Police have confirmed that a 20-year-old South African woman was allegedly assaulted by a prominent woman at a hotel in Sandton.

“The South African Police Service can confirm that after 16:00 yesterday, 14 August 2017, the 20-year-old woman registered a case of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm,” police spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said on Tuesday.

The 20-year-old apparently sustained injuries to her face. 

Naidoo said the investigation into this case has already reached an advanced stage.

“The suspect in this matter cannot be named because she has not as yet appeared in court. We request that the SAPS be allowed to conduct a thorough investigation and to follow due process.”

The accused is due to appear in court this afternoon. -

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