Police hunting alleged rapist of minor girl

RUNDU: The Namibian Police at Rundu are searching for a man who has allegedly been raping a girl since 2011 when she was a mere 13-years-old.

The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Kavango regional acting commander, Deputy Commissioner Petrus Shigwedha told Nampa on Wednesday that the suspect has allegedly been having a sexual relationship with the minor girl in her bedroom at her parents’ house in Rundu.

Shigwedha said the incident was only reported to the police by the victim’s parents on Sunday after they started to suspect what was going on.

The suspect, age unknown, is known to the victim’s parents, but has been at large since Sunday.