THE Namibian Police in the Oshana Region have arrested a 35-year-old resident of the Pohamba informal settlement of Oshakati following the alleged rape of a 44-year-old woman Friday evening.
Police spokesperson Thomas Aiyambo said that the incident happened while the victim was walking from the Oshakati town to her residence in the nearby Oshandumbala village at around 20:00.
It is alleged that the suspect threatened the victim with a panga before raping her.
The incident was immediately reported to the police and the suspect was arrested afterwards.
He is expected to appear in the Oshakati Magistrate’s court on Monday.