A RESIDENT of the Ondhigilila Village, a 43-year-old man, was arrested on a charge of rape after he was accused of impregnating his 14-year-old daughter.
The case of incest and rape was reported at the village in the Omuntele Constituency earlier this week. The victim, a Grade 5 learner, indicated to investigating officers that her father had sexual intercourse with her on several occasions between May and June this year.
Oshikoto Regional Police Commander, Commissioner Armas Shivute, confirmed the case and said that the suspect was arrested and is expected to appear in court soon.
This was the second case of incest and rape that was reported in the region arrest in as many months.
During June another 43-year-old man living in a different part of the Oshikoto Region was arrested on a charge of incest and rape after his 17-year-old daughter fell pregnant.