Angolan national killed in a shebeen in Kunene

29 Aug 2014 11:10am
OPUWO, 29 AUG (NAMPA) - The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) is investigating a case of murder after an adult Angolan man was stabbed to death with a sharp object at Otjahorovara village in the Kunene Region on Wednesday.
Otjahorovara village is about 60 kilometres southwest of Opuwo.
According to police reports, the Angolan national died shortly after he was stabbed with a sharp object on his left arm, allegedly by a 34-year-old Namibian man identified as Mbatoko Rahangana Humu. The suspect (Humu) appeared in the Opuwo Magistrate's Court on Friday and his case was postponed to 23 December 2014 for further investigation. He remains in custody.
The deceased was identified as Gideon Ndjesee, and his next-of-kin have been informed.
It is alleged that the deceased and suspect were in the shebeen drinking when they started arguing. The cause of the argument is not yet known.
In another case, NamPol is investigating a case of culpable homicide after a 47-year-old Namibian female Ebenezer Uapingene lost her life in a motor vehicle accident on the road from Kamanjab to Palmwag.
The accident happened on 22 August this year at about 21h30 at farm Persiaaner.
According to the Police report, the vehicle with number plate N 1983 G was being driven by Cornelius Uapingene, 60. He lost control of the vehicle when the front-right tyre burst at a curve, causing the car to overturn.
The other three passengers on board were identified as John Katjaita, 53, Selma Kaputara, 50, and 33-year-old Erna Kaveterua.