Women robbed at gunpoint at Goreangab dam

21 Aug 2016 18:50pm
WINDHOEK, 21 AUG (NAMPA) – Three women were held at gunpoint and robbed of their cell phones and handbags at the Goreangab dam recreational area in Windhoek on Friday.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Head of Media Relations, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi said at the weekly crime briefing on Sunday three unknown men allegedly approached the women and while one pointed a pistol at them, the others grabbed their belongings and fled the scene.
No arrests have been made so far and police investigations continue.
In a separate incident, the police are investigating a case of reckless and negligent driving after a 26-year-old man lost control of the vehicle he was driving, causing it to overturn on the Rosh Pinah/Aus main road on Saturday.
It is alleged that the driver was speeding.
The driver, who was alone in the vehicle, sustained serious injuries and was rushed to the Aus State Hospital. Police investigations continue.
In another matter, a 44-year-old mentally challenged woman was allegedly raped by a 47-year-old man at Eenhana on Friday.
It is alleged that the suspect entered her room and had intercourse with her without her consent.
The suspect was arrested and police investigations continue.
In an unrelated incident, a 20-year-old Angolan national allegedly raped a 53-year-old woman at Oshifukwa village at Omuthiya in the Oshikoto Region on Friday. It is alleged that the suspect overpowered the woman while she was on her way home from a nearby cucashop. The victim was treated at the Omuthiya District Hospital. The suspect was arrested and police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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