A 45-year-old man from Ogongo constituency in the Omusati region appeared in court on Tuesday for the alleged rape of another man on Monday night.
According to the crime investigations coordinator for Omusati, Deputy Commissioner Moses Simaho, Araki Shekwaanyena, who was reportedly intoxicated at the time of the alleged crime, was arrested at Okapya-kambidhi village.
According to the police, the suspect went with the 31-year-old victim to his house, where he allegedly committed the crime.
In an unrelated matter, a 51-year-old man committed suicide at Omatwadiva village in the Okalongo constituency on Tuesday morning.
He was found hanging from his bedroom ceiling with a plastic rope around his neck.
The police said Hamunyela Jason committed suicide after he reportedly assaulted his girlfriend and sister, who sustained minor injuries.
The assaulted victims sought refuge at the neighbours and upon their return home, they found Jason’s lifeless body hanging from the ceiling.