WINDHOEK - A seven-year-old girl was brutally raped allegedly by her 29-year-old uncle last week on Thursday at about 15h00 in a shack. The incident took place near the Single Quarters in Katutura. It is alleged the suspect arrived two days earlier from Opuwo and was offered shelter in one of the shacks around the main house, where he called the victim and had sexual intercourse with her. The suspect was arrested and is expected to appear in the Katutura magistrates’ court today. In an unrelated matter a 24-year-old male was arrested for the rape of a 15-year-old girl at Goreangab informal settlement. Though the suspect was arrested over the Easter weekend the rape took place in January. It is alleged the suspect who is a neighbour of the victim called the victim into his room while her parents were away in the north and had sexual intercourse with her. He allegedly gave the victim N$200 to buy her silence and he warned her not to tell anybody about the incident, but she revealed the rape to her parents when they returned. The suspect is expected to appear in the Katutura magistrates’ court today. Police at Opuwo reported an adult Namibian male was arrested for attempted rape and common assault after he allegedly tried to have non-consensual sex with the victim. It is alleged the victim went with the suspect to his house from a bar where they continued to drink alcohol and the suspect tried to forcefully remove the victim’s clothing by assaulting her with fists and open hands. He was arrested and is due to appear in the Opuwo court today. A 55-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a 25-year-old suspect while she was sleeping off her drunken state at a street corner at Westerkim location in Karasburg. The victim was admitted to the Karasburg State Hospital and the suspect, a 25-year-old male, was arrested and will appear in court today. A Namibian male, age unknown, is still at large after he was accused of inserting his finger into the private parts of a 15-year-old girl at Nossobville in Gobabis on Sunday evening. It is alleged the victim went to a bar with friends and the suspect took her to his parent’s house where he allegedly committed the act. The suspect is known to the police, but managed to evade arrest and police investigations continue.
New Era Reporter
2015-04-07 11:17:34 4 years ago