Five Women Raped Over the Weekend

FIFTY-SIX-year old Dina Diedericks was raped and strangled to death last Saturday at her home in Windhoek West.

According to police spokesperson Sergeant Slogan Matheus, Diedericks was found dead at around 23h30 in Karis Street. Her next of kin have been informed and police investigations continue.

At Aminuis in the Omaheke region a woman was ganged-raped and then assaulted by three men.

“We suspect that the victim was going home from a drinking place when three known men raped and assaulted her. The next morning her boyfriend decided to look for her as she didn’t come home the previous night. He found her in the field and took her to the clinic,” Matheus said.

She was transported to the Gobabis State Hospital and the three suspects were arrested.

A 49-year-old Gobabis woman was raped in her house. The suspect found the victim sleeping and he strangled and raped her. The suspect has been arrested.

In another incident in Ohangwena at the Okatoo village, a 15-year-old mentally ill girl was raped by her uncle. According to the police, the girl and her uncle live at the same house and the incident was discovered when the victim was seen coming from the suspect’s room. The suspect has been arrested and police investigations continue.

Source : The Namibian