Rape Conviction Overturned

[New Era]Windhoek -A rape conviction and an 35-year prison sentence imposed on two young men from the Zambezi Region was set aside in the Windhoek High Court on appeal this week. The two, Nalumino Hastin Nawa and Sibuku Sibuku were convicted in September 2006 for the rape of a female below the age of 14, while the two were only three years older. Judge President Petrus Damaseb and Judge Naomi Shivute agreed that there are too many unexplained questions that throw doubt on the reliability of the two main state witnesses, the