Rape suspect appears in court

Accused Usakos resident Denzel Gawub (21) charged with rape of a 26-year-old woman made his first appearance at the Usakos Magistrate court on Wednesday morning.

Gawub is accused of allegedly attacking and threatening the 26-year-old complainant before forcing himself on her on Monday this week at the Spitzkoppe area. According to Erongo Region Crimes Coordinator, Erastus Iikuyu the suspect grabbed the complainant while she was on her way home from a local bar, strangled, and threatened to kill her if she refused to have sex with him. Gawub was arrested the following day and appeared before Usakos Magistrate Court. His case was postponed to 16 September this year.

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