OMUSATI – A 46-year-old Angolan man was arrested in Iihanguti village, Omusati Region, for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl, resulting in her pregnancy. Deputy Commissioner Moses Simaho, the crime investigations coordinator of the Namibian Police Force in Omusati, confirmed the arrest on Tuesday.
According to Namibia Press Agency (NAMPA), the incident occurred between February and June of this year, with the suspect allegedly coercing the victim into sexual intercourse multiple times before she became pregnant. The victim, a Grade 6 learner residing in the same village as the suspect, reported the matter to the police through her 46-year-old uncle. The police are continuing their investigation into the matter.