A man was arrested by the Namibian Police in the Oshana Region after he was accused of raping a 27-year-old woman while they were busy fishing near Onamagwena of Ombuga in the Uukwiyu Uushona constituency.
Spokesperson of the region, Sergeant Frieda Shikole said that the incident occurred on Wednesday at about 02:00, where the two were busy fishing.
“It is alleged that the suspect grabbed the complainant and pulled her into his tent. He held her mouth closed with his hand while he undressed her. The accused person threatened the victim with a knife and told her not to scream otherwise she would be killed,” said Shikole.
According to Shikole the suspect is from Engela village in the Ohangwena Region and both were fishing in the area where the incident occurred.
“The suspect has been arrested and is expected to appear in the Oshakati Magistrate’s Court this week,”
The sergeant added that the Police investigation into the matter will continue.