Rape, murder suspects plead not guilty to all charges in Katutura Magistrate's Court

Matroos Raymond and Rajiv Jossep, accused of raping and murdering 29-year-old Quinteline Bonnita ǂEixas, a mother of four, in 2021, pleaded not guilty to both charges in the Katutura Magistrate's Court.

ǂEixas' s lifeless body was discovered on the premises of a church in Katutura by a caretaker.

Reports say the 29-year-old died as a result of blunt force trauma and injuries to the head after perpetrators used bricks and blunt objects, breaking her skull.

Two men appear in Rundu Magistrate's Court for allegedly raping a minor

Two men, a father, and his son, appeared in the Rundu Magistrate's Court for raping their minor daughter and sister, respectively.

The duo was arrested on Sunday for allegedly raping the minor at Naingopo Village in Kavango West's Ncuncuni Constituency.

It is alleged that the 63-year-old Angolan national raped his daughter and threatened her not to report what had happened.

His 18-year-old son is also accused of committing a similar heinous crime against his 15-year-old sister.

Bonny Araeb arrested on rape allegations

Popular Ma|Gaisa producer Bonny Araeb (38) has been arrested on allegations of rape.

Araeb appeared on Friday at the Swakopmund Magistrates Court.

It is alleged that he raped two minors, aged 4 and 5, on several occasions during November and December of last year.

The minors are said to be Araeb's stepchildren.

According to the Namibian Police in the Erongo Region, the biological father had sent the two girls to their mother (Araeb's then-girlfriend).

The girls, upon their return, revealed the rape incident to their aunt.

Father allegedly rapes and impregnates 13-year-old daughter

A 13-year-old minor is pregnant after allegedly being raped by her father.

The incident occurred in December at the Owambo location in Grootforntein.

It is alleged that the suspect (44), who is the biological father of the victim, raped the victim three times on different days, and in the process, the victim became pregnant.

According to the Namibian Police, the suspect also allegedly threatened to kill the victim with a knife if she told anyone.

The girl is a Grade 8 learner in the Grootfontein district.

Two male learners arrested for allegedly raping a 9-year old girl

Police in the Omusati Region have arrested two male learners, aged 15 and 10, while another is on the run for allegedly raping a 9-year-old girl at Omaandi village in Oshikuku constituency.

It is alleged that three suspects, one of whom is still on the run, had sexual intercourse with the victim, who sustained serious injuries to her private parts and is now receiving medical attention at Oshikuku Catholic Hospital.

Both suspects are expected to appear in the Outapi Magistrate's Court today.

Police investigations in the matter continue.

CRIME REPORT | Minor rape incidences

Five incidents of rape involving minors have been reported to the Namibian Police over the weekend.

The youngest victim is a 7-year-old girl who was allegedly raped under coercive circumstances by a 30-year-old man at the Okambogo village in the Onyaana area. The suspect has been arrested and will appear in court on Monday.

A 10-year-old girl allegedly fell victim to rape in the Onesie Constituency's Omalyadhila village; the suspect is known but no arrest has been made, and police investigations continue.

Taxi driver allegedly rapes girl in Omaruru

A 16-year-old girl has allegedly been raped at Omaruru by a taxi driver after a night out drinking.

The incident took place in the early hours of Friday morning.

According to the weekend police report that the girl went out drinking with her aunt, and later asked her aunt to be taken home.

She together with her aunt took a taxi, driven by a known man aged 28.

The aunt left the girl in the room, locked the room and went back to the bar with the same taxi.

Woman raped and brutally murdered in Tsumkwe

A 45-year-old woman was raped and brutally murdered in Tsumkwe at Otjozondjupa Region.

This was confirmed by Otjozondjupa Regional Community Liaison officer, Inspector Maureen Mbeha today.

According to Mbeha, the deceased has been identified as /Koce /Ukxa.

/Ukxa’s body was found in a pool of blood between the Swapo and nbc offices at the settlement on 27 January, shortly after 08h00.

Four rapes reported in three days

Since the end of last week, four rapes have been reported in three days.

NamPol's crime report from the 28th of December to the 1st of January recorded two rapes in Swakopmund's Mondesa residential area.

In one incident, an 18-year-old was allegedly raped in an open area in Mondesa's Mathias Hamukwaya Street on December 28.

On December 30, a 25-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a suspect who is still on the run.

In Khorixas on Thursday, a 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 20-year-old man. The suspect has been arrested.