Domestic worker faces rape charge

28 Dec 2016 09:40am
ONGWEDIVA, 28 DEC (NAMPA) – The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Oshikoto Region on Monday arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly forcing a 21-year old woman to have sexual intercourse with him.
The suspect and the victim are domestic workers in the same house where they also stay.
A police report issued on Tuesday by Oshikoto Deputy Regional Crime Coordinator, Edna Nawa said the crime was committed in the sleeping room of the victim at the Elambo village in the Onyuulaye area at 00h30 on Monday.
The suspect allegedly threatened to kill the victim with a knife in the process of undressing her and then raping her.
The victim was taken to the Onandjokwe Lutheran Hospital for medical attention.
The identity of the suspect was withheld until his appearance in court later this week.