Stampriet sodomy suspect granted bail

03 Apr 2019 12:30pm
REHOBOTH, 03 APR (NAMPA) – A man arrested in October last year for the alleged rape of an 11-year-old boy at Stampriet in the Hardap Region was granted bail of N.dollars 1 000 in the Stampriet Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.
The 28-year-old Elrico Howeka appeared before Magistrate Yvonne McLeod on a charge of rape and was ordered to leave the village of Stampriet and only attend court proceedings.
He was also warned not to contact or approach the victim by the magistrate, who thereafter postponed his case to 03 June for further investigations.
He was represented by SC Garbers.
It is alleged that Howeka sodomised the boy at a house in Soetdoringlaagte informal settlement on 26 October.
Public prosecutor Anitha Likius represented the State in the matter.
(NAMPA)
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