Rape, murder and suicide at Groot Aub

WINDHOEK: A 30-year-old woman was allegedly raped by someone known to her at her home in Groot Aub, south of Windhoek, on Friday.

Inspector Slogan Matheus of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) told a media briefing on Monday that the victim and suspect were socialising before the crime allegedly took place between 15h00 and 16h00.

The suspect is still at large.

Also at Groot Aub, a man allegedly committed suicide after slitting a woman’s throat with a panga on Saturday.

The woman was identified as 29-year-old Lourika Dorrah Walker.

The incident took place at the Oshakati informal settlement.

The suspect, identified as 33-year-old Fillemon Shoyepa Mbangula, then hung himself with a rope inside the same room where the alleged murder took place.