A 45-year-old man in Namibia is in the hands of police for allegedly raping a mentally ill man aged 31.
Local publication The Namibian reports that the incident occured at Okapya-Kambidhi village in Omusati region on Monday afternoon.
According to the regional crime investigations coordinator, deputy commissioner Moses Simaho Malakiya, the accused is the victim’s neighbour.
It is alleged that the suspect, who is believed to have been under the influence of alcohol, took the victim to his (suspect) house and had sexual intercourse with him.
The suspect, who has been identified as Ararki Shekwaanyena, appeared in Outapi Magistrate’s Court earlier this week.