A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped at the Tumweneni residential area in Rundu yesterday police said

A weekend crime report issued by the Namibian Police yesterday said it is alleged that a man who was recently released from police custody allegedly forced the victim into his room where he pointed a knife at her and raped her.

He fled the scene and has not been arrested yet, but police investigations into the matter continue.

In an unrelated incident on Friday, the police at Divundu in the Kavango East Region are investigating the death of a 12-year-old boy who died on his way to the Bunya health centre.

The cause of death of the boy is not known and a post-mortem will be conducted.

Source: Namibia Press Agency