A security guard was one of five women raped over the Easter weekend, a police report issued yesterday by chief inspector Kauna Shikwambi stated.
The report said the 27-year-old victim is employed by Bertha Security Services, and was raped in the early hours of Saturday while she was guarding a bar in the Evululuko location at Oshakati.
A 31-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident.
In an unrelated matter, a 33-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly raped a woman at an Aussenkehr bar on Saturday.
In yet another incident, the police arrested a 53-year-old man who is suspected of having raped a woman, aged 39, on Sunday after the pair had been drinking together at a house at Aroab.
At Eenhana on Sunday, a 43-year-old woman was allegedly raped by an unknown suspect, who pounced on her as she was walking through a bushy area. The police report that another woman, aged 24, was raped at Mariental on Friday, allegedly by a 27-year-old suspect who had been walking her home.
On Thursday last week in the Omusati region, Herman Milanda allegedly committed suicide at a village after returning home from a bar.
The deceased was discovered hanging from a tree with a wire tied around his neck.
Furthermore, the police reported that Festus Frans (36) committed suicide in Ondobe in the Ohangwena region after he allegedly stabbed and killed his 25-year-old girlfriend, Hambeleleni Gabriel.
Frans is alleged to have stabbed Gabriel several times before fleeing the scene.
A former NDF soldier is reported to have been shot and killed by his employee at the Uulunga Wakolondo cattle post, following a scuffle over a firearm on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Leevi Mbango, aged 54.