Angolan national allegedly rapes 14-year-old girl

The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Oshikoto region have opened a case against a 23-year-old Angolan man for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl.

According to the region’s NamPol Crime Investigation Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Titus Ekandjo on Thursday, the incident happened on Tuesday at around 21h00 at Otatashe village in the Eengodi Constituency.

The victim is a Grade 6 learner at Otatashe Primary School.

‘It is alleged that the suspect who is a neighbour to the victim entered the victim room and had sexual intercourse with her by force,’ reported Ekandjo.

He added that the suspect held the victim on the mouth for her not to scream and threatened to kill her if she happened to report the matter.

The victim reported the matter to one of the teachers at school on Wednesday.

The suspect has been arrested and will appear before the Tsumeb Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

Source: The Namibia Press Agency