Man allegedly hangs himself after homosexual claims
18 Jul 2014 11:20am
OTJIWARONGO, 18 JUL (NAMPA) A man allegedly hanged himself with a piece of wire at his familys home at Okondjatu on Thursday after being labelled a homosexual.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)s Otjozondjupa Regional Public Relations Officer, Sergeant Maureen Mbeha told Nampa on Friday that the deceased has been identified as 36-year-old Karupa Tjihimise.
Okondjatu is situated some 220 kilometres south-east of Otjiwarongo in the Otjozondjupa Regions Okakarara Constituency.
His next of kin have been informed.
He left a suicide note behind, where he stated that he was tired of the bad talk towards him by some community members in Okondjatu, who said he was a homosexual, explained Mbeha.
An inquest docket into the matter has been opened at the Okondjatu police station.