The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Limpopo have suspended a 43-year-old member who is a counsellor at the Lepelle Nkumpi Municipality, following abuse allegations levelled against him.
According to the police spokesperson, Col Moatshe Ngoepe, a Lepelle Nkumpi Municipality councillor alleges that between 8 pm on September 5, 2016, and 3 am on September 6 2016, she was abused at the Oasis Lodge in Mokopane.
Ngoepe says the suspect was brought in by his legal representative last Wednesday, and he appeared in the Mokopane Magistrate court on the same day.
“He was granted R500 bail and he will next appear in the Mokopane Magistrate court on September 5 2018,” Ngoepe said.
The suspect is a councillor in Ward 25 in the Lepelle Nkumpi Municipality.
Newsmen has made contact with the secretary of the EFF in Limpopo, Jossey Buthane for comment on the matter, which has not yet been received.