27 Sep 2015 19:50pm
WINDHOEK, 27 SEP (NAMPA) - A six-year-old girl is receiving medical attention at the Katutura State Hospital after she was raped on Saturday at about 22h00 by her uncle, in Wanaheda's residential area.
The head of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol)'s Media Relations department, Kauna Shikwambi during the weekly at the crime briefing in the capital on Sunday said the girl's mother allegedly left her alone in the room for about 30 minutes and upon her return to the room, she found her brother raping the child.
The child sustained serious injuries.
The suspect, aged 21, fled and is not yet arrested as police investigations continue.
In another incident during the early hours of Sunday at Aimablaagte Residential area in Mariental, a 28-year-old woman was gang raped by three men in a riverbed.
The victim, who was alone, was allegedly on her way home from a night club.
One of the suspects, 25, was arrested and police investigations continue.
On Friday at 15h00 at Nau-Aib, a 24-year-old man allegedly enticed a seven-year-old girl from where she was playing to the dumpsite.
A passerby at the dumpsite saw the suspect and the victim, both naked, and alerted the community who then alerted the police.
The suspect was arrested and the victim was examined by a doctor who confirmed that no penetration took place.
Police investigation continues.
In an unrelated incident, a 42-year-old man, Murangi Michael Vetuamuje was found hanging from a tree by a passerby on Sunday at 07:45 in the riverbed in Rand Street, Khomasdal.
The next of kin is informed and police investigation continues.
A case of armed robbery was recorded in Katutura on Friday at 22h45 at Brakwater, when a 62-year-old man was gun pointed and robbed of his belongings by unknown men.
The suspects allegedly gained entrance through an open window and robbed the man of two cellphones, two firearms, a Hi-fi, a portable radio, and clothes.
The suspects fled the scene in the victim's vehicle, a white Jetta. The suspects are still on the run and the police investigation continues.
On Saturday at 18h30 on the B1 Road, 20 km outside Windhoek near Okapuka Ranch, a Toyota Etios travelling from Windhoek to Okahandja collided with a truck after the driver allegedly lost control of the vehicle and swerved to the lane of the oncoming truck.
The driver of the sedan, LP Pienaar, 29, died on the spot.
His next of kin is informed and police investigation continues.
Also on Saturday at 17h30 on the Oshivelo/Ondangwa main road, 20 kilometers (km) from Ondangwa, a Jetta sedan heading to Okatope collided head-on with a Chevrolet sedan, after the Chevrolet allegedly tried to avoid hitting another vehicle.
As a result, the Chevrolet changed lanes and collided with the Jetta. Both drivers and one passenger sustained injuries and are receiving medical attention at Onandjokwe State Hospital.
The occupants of the Chevrolet are reported to be South African citizens.
Police investigation continues.
On Friday, at 18h50 on the Omafo/Oshikango road, an eight-year-old Selvio Simao Batista, an Angolan national died instantly after he was bumped by a Toyota Corolla taxi while crossing the road. The next of kin are informed and police investigation continues.