Police in Dowa have arrested a 30-year-old Congolese national for allegedly raping his 27-year-old compatriot at Dzaleka Refugee Camp.
The suspect has been identified Abubaka Sidiki.
Police say Sadiki broke into the house of the lady before he forced himself on the woman earlier this week.
After entering, Sidiki went straight to the woman’s bedroom where he forced himself on her.
Later, the victim reported the matter to Congolese community leader who advised her to report the matter to police.
She was the issued with a medical form for examination and treatment at Dzaleka Health Centre where it was proven that she was indeed raped.
Following the incident, police arrested the suspect and he will appear before court soon to answer a charge of rape.
Both the suspect and the victim are from South Kivu Province, DRC.