Shannon’s boyfriend threatened

17 November 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT



WINDHOEK

A group of people allegedly threatened to kill the boyfriend of murder victim Shannon Wasserfall in Kuisebmond on Friday.

It is alleged that the main suspect, a 25-year-old man, is related to the late Wasserfall’s father.

The suspect and his friends reportedly arrived at the complainant’s home and demanded to talk to him.

When the complainant refused to open the door, the suspect allegedly tried to break down the door but could not enter the house.

The suspect was carrying a machete and allegedly threatened to kill Wasserfall’s boyfriend. The machete was confiscated and the suspect was arrested.

Rapes continue unabated

At Wanaheda, a 42-year-old member of the Namibian Defence Force was arrested on Friday after he allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl from the Havana location. The suspect allegedly lured the victim into his room with the promise of food.

In Walvis Bay, a 28-year-old woman was raped at gunpoint by a man who had broken into her shack on Saturday night.

At Katima Mulilo, a 17-year-old girl was raped by four men on Saturday. According to the police, she was walking from a nightclub to the old National Housing Enterprise houses when the four men grabbed and threatened her with knives. They dragged her into the bushes and raped her. No arrests have been made.

In another incident, on Friday, a 33-year-old man allegedly raped his 29-year-old ex-girlfriend at Hoachanas.

It is alleged that the man met the woman at a bar and asked her to go to his house. When she refused, he dragged to his house and raped her. The suspect allegedly threatened to kill her if she reported the matter to the police. He has been arrested.