Murder, armed robbery in WHK

23 Mar 2014 16:40pm
WINDHOEK, 23 MAR(NAMPA) – A 33-year-old man died on Independence Day after he was stabbed at the Willy Bar in the Greenwell Matongo residential area of the capital.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Deputy Commissioner Edwin Kaguantjivi told a media conference here on Sunday afternoon that Shiweda Nestor Thobias was stabbed once on the left side of his back with an Okapi knife, and he died on the spot.
A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the alleged stabbing and death of Thobias, and the suspect is expected to make his first appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court along Mungunda Street in Katutura on Monday morning.
In a separate incident, a Windhoek resident was arrested by the Police in the early hours of Sunday and charged with a case of domestic violence and illegal possession and dealing in cocaine.
Kaguantjivi said members of the Namibian Police Force responded to a call of domestic violence at Erf 290, Washington Street, Otjomuise at about 05h30.
Upon further investigations, the Police allegedly found cocaine valued at N.dollars 101 500, as well as N.dollars 5 130 in cash and US Dollar 100 in the possession of the suspect.
Police investigations continue.
Kanguatjivi further said two unknown men who pretended to be customers, robbed the Otjomuise Sport Bar of cash and other items worth a total of N.dollars 2 800.
It is alleged that the unknown men initially held a worker at gunpoint at closing time (24h00), and allegedly robbed her of N.dollars 2 000 in cash, one box of Dunhill cigarettes and a mobile phone.
No arrest or recovery of the stolen items has yet been, and police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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