Uncles accused of raping niece at Omusati village

Two uncles are alleged to have raped their 14-year-old niece at a village in the Omusati region’s Ruacana constituency last week.

The regional commander of the police in Omusati, commissioner Ismael Basson, reported that the incident took place last week at a family house.
The family is from Angola.

Basson said it is alleged that the suspects threatened to kill the girl if she reported the incident to her parents or the police.

He said one of the suspects has been arrested, while the other is on the run.

The arrested suspect is due to appear in the Outapi Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

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