Rapist’s paradise over weekend

05 May 2021 | Crime

STAFF REPORTER



WINDHOEK

Several cases involving rape were reported over the weekend, which included the attempted rape of a one-year-old baby as well as the rape of a 14-year-old girl.

According to the weekend crime report, a 20-year-old man was arrested last Friday in Bethanie for the attempted rape of a one-year-old baby.

It is alleged that the man entered the baby’s room while her mother was out. The man and the baby were taken to the hospital to complete a rape kit.

In Ongongo at the Ehafo village, a 22-year-old Angolan man allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl last Saturday. It is alleged he entered her bedroom while she was sleeping and raped her. The suspect is a domestic worker at the girl’s family’s home. He has been arrested.

In another incident at Kuisebmond, an 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped on several occasions during the month of April by a relative. The last incident was reported on 28 April.

It is alleged the man entered the girl’s room on several occasions while she was sleeping, undressed her and raped her. He then warned her not to tell anyone. The man has yet to be arrested.

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