Stampriet sodomy suspect denied bail

29 Oct 2018 15:30pm
REHOBOTH, 29 OCT (NAMPA) – A 28-year-old man arrested after he allegedly raped an 11-year-old boy at Stampriet in the Hardap Region on Friday, made his first appearance at the Aranos Magistrate’s Court on Monday.
The suspect, Elrico Howeka, appeared before Magistrate Yvonne McLeod on a charge of rape and his case was postponed to 07 January 2017 for legal aid application.
It is alleged that Howeka sodomised the 11-year-old victim at a house at Soetdoringlaagte late on Friday night.
The suspect was denied bail and was remanded in custody until his next court appearance.
Public prosecutor Anita Likius represented the State in the matter.