Attempted rape and robbery case in Rehoboth postponed

17 Aug 2018 08:30am
REHOBOTH, 17 AUG (NAMPA) – A man arrested at Rehoboth for attempted rape and robbery made his third appearance in the Rehoboth Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, when his case was postponed to 23 August 2018.
Romario Jacobs appeared before Magistrate Dina Kamboua and his case was postponed to allow him to finalise his legal aid application.
It is alleged that Jacobs attempted to have sexual intercourse with an 18-year-old girl without her consent near the Burgershoek residential area in Rehoboth on 30 June this year.
He allegedly assaulted and threatened the victim before stealing her cellphone and N.dollars 20 from her and was arrested the same day.
During his first appearance on 02 July, Jacobs indicated that he would apply for legal representation, after which he was denied bail and the case was postponed to 02 August for formal bail application.
On 02 August he was granted bail of N.dollars 1 500 and warned not to contact the complainant or go near her workplace or home and the matter was postponed to 16 August for further police investigations.
Public Prosecutor Leonard Mateus appeared for the State.