24-year-old man was arrested on Friday for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl

A 24-year-old man was arrested on Friday for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl at Tuhingireni informal settlement in Rundu.

According to a Namibian Police Force crime report availed to the media today, it is alleged that the suspect went to charge his mobile phone at the victim's residence.

After receiving his phone, the suspect requested the minor to escort him to his house since they are neighbours, where he allegedly raped the victim.

The suspect is expected to appear in the Rundu Magistrate's Court on Monday.

Source: Namibia Press Agency