Two women raped in Karibib

15 November 2021 | Crime

Two women, aged 18 and 25 years old, were allegedly raped in separate incidents over the weekend in Karibib.

Inspector Ileni Shapumba, the unit commander for community affairs in the Erongo region confirmed both incidents and said that two suspects had been arrested. In the first incident, a man (27) allegedly raped an 18-year-old woman, at about 07:00 in the Usab suburb of Karibib on Saturday.

In another incident a 25-year-old woman was allegedly assaulted and raped in the vicinity of the NHE houses in the same location at 23:00 also on Saturday. Shapumba said that a 27-year-old man forced a 25-year-old woman from her residence in the Harambee location, assaulted her and had sexual intercourse with her against her will. “This suspect was also arrested. A case of rape, common assault and kidnapping is being investigated.”

Both suspects will appear in the Karibib magistrate court today (Monday).

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