Six-year-old girl allegedly raped

WINDHOEK: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two 13- and 16-year-old boys on Friday at the Okaku ka’ Umbi Village in the Oshikuku Constituency.

Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson Inspector Slogan Matheus during a media briefing yesterday said both suspects were arrested after the victim’s mother caught the boys in a sleeping hut when she saw the girl running out of the hut.

NamPol at Oshikuku are investigating the incident.

The suspects were charged with rape, and released into parental care. They will appear on Monday in the Oshakati Magistrate’s Court.

In another incident, a 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a taxi driver at the Okatana Village in the Oshakati area on Friday.