A 54-year-old teacher from the Ondjambayonghalu Village in the Oshikoto Region was arrested for the alleged rape of the 21-year-old woman on Friday.
Oshikoto Regional Police Commander, Commissioner Armas Shivute, said that the victim is an Angolan national.
“Its alleged that suspect locked the victim in his bedroom and waited for her to fall asleep before having sexual intercourse with her under coercive circumstances,” said Shivute.
Shivute stated that the victim went to report the matter to the headman and was taken to the hospital for medical attention.
The suspect is expected to appear in the Ondangwa Magistrate court later this week.