Woman assaulted by man demanding sex
29 Sep 2016 12:40pm
OPUWO, 29 SEP (NAMPA) A woman at Ouzoroue village in the Epupa Constituency was allegedly physically assaulted by an unknown man during the morning hours of Wednesday.
Namibian Police Force crime coordinator for the Kunene Region, Deputy Commissioner Rudolf Kanyetu confirmed the incident to Nampa on Wednesday.
It is alleged the victim was walking alone when an unknown man approached her and threatened to kill her if she did not consent to sexual intercourse with him.
When she refused, the suspect allegedly grabbed her by the arm and hair, and forced her to the ground where he assaulted her.
The woman sustained serious injuries and was admitted to the Opuwo State Hospital. Her condition was reported as stable. Police investigation continues.
The suspect, who is still at large, will be charged with attempted murder upon his arrest, Kanyetu said.