A MAN from Evululuko was on Friday arrested after he allegedly kidnapping and raped a 15-year-old girl.
According to spokesperson of the Namibian police in the Region, Inspector Thomas Aiyambo, the incident occurred around 12:00 at the Evululuko location.
“It is alleged that the complainant reported a missing person through NBC Radio on Thursday. On Friday the suspect locked the missing child in his room and had sexual intercourse with her,” said Aiyambo.
Aiyambo stated that the suspect was arrested, but that the 20-year-old man was later released from custody, while police investigations into the matter.
In similar news, a 36-year-woman was on Sunday raped by her 28-year-old relative during the early morning hours.
It is alleged that the victim was touching her vaginal area due to sickle cell anemia.
Aiyambo added that when the victim was questioned by her sister, who reported the matter to the police, she (victim) told her sister that the suspect removed her panty.
The suspect was issued with a warrant of release for further investigation into the matter, after his arrest on Sunday.