A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping the 18-year-old woman, who was waiting to catch a lift at Ombadhiya village.
Omusati Regional Commander Commissioner Titus Shikongo, said the incident occurred around 17h15 on Saturday.
According to him, it is alleged that the suspect found the victim waiting for a lift on her way from Tsandi going home at Ashitata village.
“The suspect who emerged from the nearby bushes, forcefully grabbed and pushed the victim down to the ground and had sexual intercourse with her,” he said.
The suspect is expected to appear before Okahao magistrate’s court this week.