Woman allegedly raped by cousin at Mukwe
05 Jan 2017 17:00pm
RUNDU, 05 JAN (NAMPA) - A 19-year-old woman from Rundu in the Kavango East Region laid a rape charge against her cousin on Wednesday.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Regional Crime Investigations Co-ordinator, Deputy Commissioner Willie Bampton confirmed the incident to Nampa on Thursday.
He said the alleged rape took place on Monday at the Bush Baby village of the Mukwe Constituency at 24h00.
Bampton said the 23-year-old suspect allegedly went into the complainants house while she was sleeping.
He allegedly removed her underwear and had sexual intercourse with her without her consent, he said.
Although the incident took place on Monday, it was only reported to the police on Wednesday.
The suspect has been arrested and is expected to appear in the Rundu Magistrates Court on Friday.
Police investigations continue.