Walvis woman appears in court for stabbing husband

17 Jun 2013 08:40
WALVIS BAY, 17 JUN (NAMPA) ? A 44-year-old woman appeared in the Walvis Bay Magistrate?s Court on Monday on charges of attempted murder after she allegedly stabbed her husband.
Raquel Strauss is said to have stabbed her husband after he returned home in the early morning hours of Saturday, and reportedly started to abuse her.
She was granted bail of N.dollars 2 000, and the matter was postponed to 08 July this year for further police investigations.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)?s Crime Investigations? Co-ordinator in the Erongo Region, Deputy Commissioner Ottilie Kashuupulwa informed Nampa on Monday that the incident occurred at around 03h00 on Saturday morning.
Kashuupulwa said Strauss, who on a previous occasion opened a case of domestic violence against her husband, inflicted serious stab wounds on her husband.
He was admitted to the Walvis Bay State Hospital due to the seriousness of his injuries.
The Deputy Commissioner said the husband was on Monday still being treated for internal bleeding.