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Reporting to Police
They rescue children in need of intervention and protection and prosecute those involved in the abuse.
POLICE ACT 1967
Under the Police Act 1967 Section 3(3), the role of the police is to safeguard the law and safety of the country, maintain the peace and security and to prevent crimes.
THE SEXUAL ASSAULT UNIT
The Sexual Assault Unit is responsible for investigating all sexual assault cases including sexual crimes against children. The Unit's functions are as follows:
The identification parade is carried out in a special room. The suspect will be standing among other persons in a line and the victim will be called in to identify the perpetrator (suspect). In some police stations the identification of the suspect is done by the use of a one-way mirror which is now a valid mode of identification. NOTE: This is conducted according to the rules and regulations underlined by the Identification Line-Up Procedures (which is stated in the 'departmental procedures')
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT
Once the case has been completely investigated it is referred to the Deputy Public Prosecutor. On the basis of the case and a recommendation from the Police, the Deputy Public Prosecutor then decides whether to charge the suspect or not.