IN what can only be described as a freak accident, a 46-year- old woman fell to her death in the mountains surrounding the Kilimanjaro informal settlement.
The incident happened on Sunday, 14 July, at about 19h46 while the deceased, identified as Veronika Haimbondi, and her sister were allegedly cutting grass for livestock high up in the mountains.
Whilst cutting the grass, the deceased allegedly slipped and fell down the mountain. She died on the spot as a result due to the severe impact of the fall. Her next of kin have been informed.
In another incident, a 27-year-old man has been arrested after he on Thursday overpowered a 7-year-old girl and raped her at the Kasivi Village.
According the Namibian Police Crime report, another minor was also raped on Friday at around 21h00 at Block E, Rehoboth.
It is alleged that the 21-year-old man was arrested after he raped a 15-year-old girl without her consent.
The suspect, who is reportedly a friend to the victim, invited her to accompany him to his residence and proceeded to rape her. Police investigation continues.
In an unrelated matter, Kambwa Trading cc at Oshikango was allegedly swindled out of over N$1 million by employees.
It is alleged that the suspects unlawfully and intentionally defrauded the company by issuing fake invoices for purchased cements in the amount of N$1 060 531.40.
No arrests have yet been made, but police investigations continues.