Ending rapist's reign of terror was personal mission for detective

'I do this job to make our streets safer,' said Sgt Catherine Tladi

30 May 2021 - 00:00

For Sgt Catherine Tladi, the five-year hunt for serial rapist Sello Abram Mapunya was personal. Gang-raped as a child, Tladi thanked God in prayer when her team's hard work finally saw Mapunya taken off the streets.

"As a young victim of sexual violence, I never got the help that I should have received," Tladi, 44, told the Sunday Times...

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