Woman gang-raped after passing out

09 June 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT

WINDHOEK



While one woman was gang-raped by five men this weekend, another was raped by two truck drivers and another woman was raped by her uncle.

A 23-year-old woman was gang-raped by five unknown men on Friday at Otjomuise in Windhoek. It is alleged that the woman and her friend were invited for drinks and she passed out after some time. When she regained consciousness, the five men were taking turns raping her. No arrests have been made.

In another incident on Friday, a 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by two truck drivers at Woermann Brock supermarket in Rundu. According to the police, the truck drivers then drove away with the woman to Tsumeb, where they left her at Shoprite.

The truck allegedly belongs to Namib Mills. The victim alerted the police and a case of rape and human trafficking has been opened. No arrests have been made.



Raped by uncle

At Swakopmund, a 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by her 29-year-old uncle on Saturday in the area of Mile 4.

It is alleged that the young woman was invited by her uncle to leave a house where they were partying to accompany him to his home to get a smaller vehicle.

At his house, he allegedly grabbed the woman, forcefully removed her clothes and raped her.

The man has been arrested.

In a separate incident at the Nuwerus residential area at Aranos, a 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 33-year-old man on Saturday.

The suspect has been arrested.



Poaching, assault, drugs

Meanwhile at Ondereko village in the Ruacana constituency, a suspect shot and killed an elephant without a permit on Sunday. While the tusks were recovered, no arrests have been made.

At the Ndama location in Rundu, a 25-year-old man was admitted to the Rundu State Hospital on Friday after he was assaulted and stabbed four times with an unknown object. No arrests have been made. Six men were arrested this weekend in the Erongo, Kavango West and //Karas regions for the possession of and/or dealing in drugs such as crack cocaine, mandrax and cannabis. The value of the drugs has not been determined yet.

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