Spur restaurant in Okahandja was robbed early on Monday morning at 04h00, Inspector Slogan Matheus from the Police Public Relations Division informed New Era yesterday. Matheus said two suspects sawed through the roof of the restaurant and made off with N$6 000 in cash. He added that by Monday evening nobody had been arrested while police investigations continued. Meanwhile, a taxi driver allegedly raped a 26-year-old woman on Saturday between 22h00 and 03h00 in a field near the China Town complex in Windhoek’s Northern Industrial Area. It is alleged that the victim stopped the taxi near Government Office Park and asked the driver to drop her at her residence in Katutura’s Owambo location. But the taxi driver allegedly drove her to a bushy uninhabited area and raped her twice. He also punched the woman in the face before he fled the scene. Police investigations continue. Last Friday between 20h00 and 21h00, at Kalkpan Post 5, Epukiro area, a 41-year-old woman was sleeping in the house with her boyfriend. A man came to the door of the house and demanded that the victim comes out and see him. The victim came out leaving her boyfriend in the house. The suspect then grabbed the victim, threw her to the ground and raped her. The suspect forced the victim to accompany him to his house and he raped her twice along the way. The boyfriend did not intervene because he was afraid of the suspect. The boyfriend later went to inform some people in the village that the suspect took his girlfriend. Some people followed in the direction of the house of the suspect and found the two walking and the victim was rescued. A 33-year-old man was arrested and was expected to appear in the Gobabis Magistrate’s Court. In the Omusati Region, a 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 28-year-old man last Friday at Onashiku village near Elim. The victim was allegedly playing with other children and the rapist called her to get some sweets from him. Upon the victim heeding his call the suspect pulled her into the nearby bushes and raped her. The other children witnessed the rape and informed their parents. The rapist was arrested and expected to make a first appearance in the Outapi Magistrate’s Court on Monday morning. Four men armed with a pistol and three knives allegedly attacked a group of seven people who were having a braai at their residence in Gladiola Street in Khomasdal on Thursday last week, and robbed them of their personal belongings. The victims were robbed of an unspecified amount of cash, sunglasses, banking cards and personal identification documents. No one has yet been arrested in connection with the incident and police investigations continue.
New Era Reporter
2015-05-20 10:13:23 3 years ago