Man allegedly rapes two women at gunpoint

21 May 2019 12:10pm
WINDHOEK, 21 MAY (NAMPA) – Two women were allegedly raped by a man who held them at gunpoint in the Goreangab Dam informal settlement in Windhoek on Saturday.
The Namibian Police Force said in the weekly crime report issued Monday that the incident occurred around 05h00 and involve two women aged 24 and 27 who are related.
“The suspect is an ex-boyfriend to a friend of the victims,” it said.
The suspect fled the scene and has not yet been arrested. Police investigations continue.
In another incident recorded in the capital on Saturday, four men allegedly overpowered a 29-year-old woman and gang-raped her in a riverbed between Luxury Hill and Soweto.
A 20-year-old suspect was arrested on the scene, while the remaining three men fled and are still at large.
In a third incident reported in Windhoek, a 16-year-old girl was raped on Thursday in 7de Laan in Otjomuise.
According to the crime report, the girl was on her way home around 19h00 when she was grabbed by her attacker who took her to his room, locked her in and had sexual intercourse with her, without her consent.
The suspect is known but has not yet been arrested. Police investigations continue.
On Friday at Onakandjangi village in the Oshikoto Region, three boys – two aged 17 and one aged 18 - were arrested in connection with the rape of a 20-year-old woman.
It is alleged that one of the boys had sexual intercourse with the woman without her consent, while the other two are accomplices as they allegedly dragged the victim into the shack where the rape occurred.
Also in Oshikoto, at Onankandi village, it is alleged that a girl who is now 14 years old was raped on various occasion in 2016 and April 2019.
The suspect is known to the police but has not yet been arrested. Police investigations continue.