20-Year-old wanted for raping and cutting private parts of eight-year-old

20-Year-old wanted for raping and cutting private parts of eight-year-old
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The Namibian Police is urgently appealing to members of the public in tracing a 20-year-old suspect Gervin Gowanab who allegedly cut an eight-year-old's private part and raped her.
The Gender-Based Violence Protection Unit in Katutura said the rape incident happened on Friday at about 16h00 on farm Satan Stocht in the Daan Viljoen areas.
It is alleged that the victim and another child were left in the care of the suspect.
The suspect threatened to harm the children and one of them ran away.
The suspect then got hold of the victim, threatened her with a knife and tried to rape her but because penetration could not take place he took a knife, cut her private part and had sexual intercourse with her.
The police say the suspect, identified as Gervin Gowanab, escaped into the mountains.
A search into the mountains was pursued but yielded no results.
The victim was admitted to Windhoek's Central Hospital and her condition is described as very critical.
Anyone with the information on the whereabouts of Gowanab is urged to contact Detective Inspector Christiana Sinaho on 0812755565 or to any police station.