18-year-old woman allegedly raped by three men

14 Aug 2016 17:30pm
WINDHOEK, 14 AUG (NAMPA) - An 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped by three men while walking home at Tsintsabis in the Oshikoto Region on Friday.
Namibian Police Head of Media Relations, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi said in a media statement issued Sunday that two suspects, both 21nyears old, were apprehended while the third suspect is on the run.
Police investigations in the matter continue.
In a separate incident, two Chinese businessmen allegedly threatened and forced another Chinese businessman at gunpoint to ratify a contract stating that the victim owes the suspects about N.dollars 8 million Sunday morning at the New Industrial Area in Walvis Bay.
Shikwambi added that three shots were fired, however no injuries were reported.
She explained that the victim signed the contract and was then allegedly robbed of his mobile phone, which was then damaged and hid in the dunes around Walvis Bay.
Upon his release, the victim alerted the police and one suspect was arrested while the main suspect is on the run.
The hidden mobile phone was recovered and police investigations continue.
Shikwambi further said that it is alleged that a 36-year-old mentally ill man chopped off the left ear and left ring finger of his cousin with a machete for unknown reasons at Ekango Langobe in the Epembe Constituency of the Ohangwena Region on Friday.
In self-defence, the victim, 38, allegedly drew his pistol and shot the suspect on the left arm.
Both were treated at the Eenhana State Hospital and police investigations continue.
She also briefed the media on a stabbing incident that took place on Saturday at Ohaamwiimbi in the Epembe Constituency of the Ohangwena Region.
It is alleged that a 40-year-old man stabbed a 60-year-old man in the back left shoulder with a knife after an argument.
The victim sustained serious injuries and was admitted at the Eenhana State Hospital.
The suspect was arrested and police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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