Mute and hearing-impaired girl raped

 A 35-year-old man was arrested on Friday after he allegedly raped a 14-year-old deaf mute girl at Farm Ode in the Kombat district in the Otjozondjupa Region.

Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha in an interview with Nampa on Saturday said the mother of the victim allegedly caught the suspect performing some sexual intercourse acts with the girl in his room at the farm.

“A medical report from a hospital even indicate the girl is now pregnant, and was allegedly repeatedly raped,” Mbeha said.

The suspect who is a farmworker at Ode farm is expected to appear in the Grootfontein Magistrate’s Court Monday on a charge of rape.

Police investigations continue.

Source: Namibia Press Agency