NDF member wanted on rape allegations

07 May 2017 14:20pm
OSHAKATI, 07 MAY (NAMPA) - The police are looking for a member of the Namibian Defence Force who allegedly raped a 13-year-old minor in the Oshikoto Region.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Oshikoto Region Deputy Crime Investigations Coordinator, Chief Inspector Edna Nawa said in a crime report the rape allegedly occurred at Onhiihwa village at around 21h00 on Thursday.
It is alleged that the 58-year-old suspect, who is the victim’s uncle, lured the minor into some bushes after he promised her money, then had sexual intercourse with her under coercive circumstances.
The suspect, who cannot be named to protect the identity of the minor, is stationed in Windhoek.
“The suspect is still in hiding, but the police are hard at work to apprehend him,” Nawa said.