TWO men accused of raping a 16-year-old girl on Christmas day at a house behind Nampower in the Ndama location of Rundu was arrested on Christmas day.
According to the crime report provided by the Namibian Police’s Public Relations Division, the incident occurred at about midnight on Friday.
“It is alleged that the two men pulled the victim to a room where they took turns to rape her,” the report states.
The two accused aged 18 and 26 were arrested and the investigations into the matters will continue.
In Tsumeb, a 12-year-old girl was allegedly threatened with a panga and raped by an unknown man behind the bushes at Otjikoto Secondary School at about 08:00 on Saturday.
It is alleged that the victim together with her two siblings went to collect firewood in the bush when the suspect armed with a panga approached the children. He chased them and managed to catch the little girl who he then threatened with death before raping her.
According to the incident report, the victim was rescued by her parents who were altered by the two other children that ran to get help.
The report does not state if the suspect was arrested.