Pensioner charged with sodomising grandson

29 July 2020 | Crime

Kenya Kambowe

RUNDU



Johannes Sackaria (85) appeared in the Okahao Magistrate's Court yesterday after he was arrested on Monday and charged for allegedly sodomising his grandson.

The incident allegedly happened on 30 June at Otsalindi village in the Otamanzi constituency. Sackaria, who is charged with rape by means of sodomising, appeared before assistant magistrate Alma Arutur.

The matter was remanded to 2 October for further police investigations and for the accused to obtain legal representation.

Sackaria was released on a warning after the victim's representatives did not object his release, on condition that he be moved from the house where the incident occurred.



Terrible ordeal

Namibian Sun previously reported on the ordeal when the victim's guardian, who spoke on condition of anonymity, narrated what transpired at their homestead on 30 June. The source said the victim allegedly revealed what had happened to him after seeing his grandmother, a week after the incident, applying ointment similar to the one used on him prior to the rape. According to the victim, his grandfather allegedly told him to wait for him in his room as they would be sleeping together.

The boy usually slept next to his grandmother. Despite the accused denying the act at the time, the family opened a case at the Okahao police station.

Similar News

 

River-crossing fugitive in custody

9 hours ago | Crime

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKImmanuel David, a Namibian-born South African passport holder who entered the country illegally by crossing the Orange River in a canoe in June, has...

Otavi man commits suicide by drinking acid

9 hours ago | Crime

NAMPAOTJIWARONGOA 30-year-old man from Otavi committed suicide by allegedly drinking acid on Monday.Otjozondjupa police spokesperson, Inspector Maureen Mbeha, said yesterday the deceased has been identified...

Eight arrested for wildlife crimes

1 day - 05 August 2020 | Crime

ELLLANIE SMITWINDHOEKEight suspects were arrested last week in connection with wildlife crimes.These suspects were arrested in three separate cases and a total of five illegal...

Teen raped by cousin

2 days ago - 04 August 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Several women were raped recently, including a mentally challenged woman and a teenager. On Friday, a 20-year-old mentally challenged woman was...

Angry mob damages police station in Mondesa

3 days ago - 03 August 2020 | Crime

ADOLF KAUREWINDHOEKThe police's regional commander of community affairs in Erongo, Inspector Ileni Shapumba, has warned people who destroyed property and injured three police officers at...

Moving spy to ACC 'sinister'

6 days ago - 31 July 2020 | Crime

RONELLE RADEMEYERWINDHOEKThe appointment of a top spy as the new executive director of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has raised eyebrows among analysts, who say that...

Pensioner charged with sodomising grandson

1 week ago - 29 July 2020 | Crime

Kenya KamboweRUNDUJohannes Sackaria (85) appeared in the Okahao Magistrate's Court yesterday after he was arrested on Monday and charged for allegedly sodomising his grandson.The incident...

13 arrested for wildlife crimes

1 week ago - 29 July 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Thirteen suspects have been arrested for wildlife crimes and six new cases were opened within the past two weeks....

Man kills son over jacket

1 week ago - 28 July 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKA man killed his son in Katutura on Saturday in an argument over a jacket that his brother had taken without permission.According to the...

Nurse's rape case stalls

1 week ago - 27 July 2020 | Crime

Kenya Kambowe RUNDU The rape case of 36-year-old Shintango Mbambi, a former Rundu State Hospital nurse who allegedly drugged and...

Latest News

River-crossing fugitive in custody

9 hours ago | Crime

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKImmanuel David, a Namibian-born South African passport holder who entered the country illegally by crossing the Orange River in a canoe in June, has...

Harambee goal down the toilet

9 hours ago | Government

Jo-Maré Duddy WINDHOEK Of the 50 000 toilets in informal settlements in rural areas President Hage Geingob promised in his Harambee Prosperity Plan (HPP)...

Contraceptive shortage: 27 900 unintended...

9 hours ago | Health

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKA study predicts that up to 27 900 unintended pregnancies may occur in Namibia because of a shortage of contraceptives brought about by the...

RFA spend massive amounts

9 hours ago | Economics

The Road Fund Administration (RFA) has over the past five-years allocated N$ 177.2 million to the City of Windhoek towards road maintenance and traffic law...

Rid Namibian police of rogue...

9 hours ago | Opinion

Videos of Namibian police officers assaulting alleged illegal immigrants from Zambia are a continuation of many violations that have become common place within the national...

'Covid-19 used for hidden agendas'

9 hours ago | Labour

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) yesterday accused government of purposefully using the Covid-19 pandemic to clandestinely and deliberately destroy parastatals,...

Otavi man commits suicide by...

9 hours ago | Crime

NAMPAOTJIWARONGOA 30-year-old man from Otavi committed suicide by allegedly drinking acid on Monday.Otjozondjupa police spokesperson, Inspector Maureen Mbeha, said yesterday the deceased has been identified...

N$5.5m for wildlife protection

9 hours ago | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The Game Product Trust Fund (GPTF) has become increasingly important in protecting wildlife due to a lack of funding from government. The...

COMPANY NEWS IN BRIEF

9 hours ago | Business

Disney takes US$5 billion hit Walt Disney Co avoided the unmitigated disaster some investors feared as it eked out an adjusted profit amid the coronavirus...

Load More