A 16-YEAR-OLD boy in Grade 6 was arrested in connection with the rape of a 15-year-old girl at Ombili Foundation on Saturday.
Oshikoto Regional Police Commander, Commissioner Armas Shivute, said a case of rape was registered at the Oshivelo Police Station.
“It is alleged that the suspect who is residing at Ombili settlement and known to the victim, grabbed her by the arm, took her to the schoolyard, and had sexual intercourse with her in front of the school office without her consent,” said Shivute.
He stated that the victim informed her mother who then alerted the police. The suspect was and already made an appearance in the Tsumeb Magistrate Court on the charge of rape.
Commissioner Shivute noted that police investigation into the matter is ongoing.