Father Allegedly Raped His Stepdaughter

A 14-year-old girl from Ndama location in Rundu has occasionally been raped by her stepfather who is currently under investigation. The matter was reported to the police by the girl’s mother who alleged her husband who is the stepfather plied the minor with alcohol and then took aantage of her intoxicated state.

He allegedly had intercouse with the minor, which took place since 2012 when the girl was 12.

The suspect was however not arrested by the police. “The complainant alleges the suspect who is the stepfather to the minor used to provide alcohol to the minor. It’s a bit technical and in order to effect an arrest we need evidence. We don’t have proof but these are serious charges,” said Chief Inspector Chrispin Mubebo, the police spokesman for Kavango West and Kavango East.

A case docket was opened over the weekend at Rundu.

Source : New Era