Angolan man appears in Outapi court for sodomy

17 Feb 2016 09:20am
ONGWEDIVA, 17 FEB (NAMPA) – A 21-year-old Angolan national accused of sodomising a 10-year-old boy at Omindamba village in Omusati Region last Thursday, was remanded in police custody after his court appearance on Monday.
Tobias Simeon had his case postponed to 03 March this year for further police investigations when he appeared before the Outapi Magistrate’s Court.
Simeon’s court appearance was confirmed to Nampa on Tuesday by Sergeant Anna Kunga of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Public Relations Unit in the Omusati Region.
Kunga said the suspect is employed as a domestic worker by the family of the victim. He reportedly invited the young boy into his bedroom where he allegedly sodomised him.
The victim’s mother went to visit the neighbours, leaving the child with the suspect, only to be informed about the alleged offense upon her return.
In a separate court appearance at Outapi on Tuesday, a woman from the Iishanaputa village in the Omusati Region’s Onesi Constituency, who is charged with murder, was also denied bail.
The 47-year-old Loide Matheus is accused of killing Simon Nakale, 21, after attacking and severely beating him over the body with palm tree branches at a cuca shop at the the said village last Saturday at around 23h00.
Matheus allegedly attacked Nakale for refusing to pay for some home-brew liquor he had consumed at the cuca shop. Nakale died after receiving the lashes.
Her case was adjourned until 16 March this year for further police investigations.