Driver pushes passenger off minibus

08 Apr 2015 07:50am
ONGWEDIVA, 08 APR (NAMPA) – The police in the Ohangwena Region have arrested a mini-bus driver for allegedly throwing a passenger out of his vehicle after a quarrel between the two on Friday.
Speaking to Nampa in a telephonic interview from Eenhana on Tuesday, the commander of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the region, Commissioner Tylves Kampolo said, the passenger sustained a fractured leg and has been admitted to the Engela District Hospital.
The passenger has been identified as the 37-year-old Williams Paulus. The name of the accused driver could not be released, as Kampolo could not ascertain whether he has already appeared before court.
According to the commissioner, the duo quarrelled over where the injured passenger was supposed to be dropped off in the area of Onhuno village along the Ondangwa-Oshikango main road.
The incident took place at the northern border town of Helao Nafidi.
The Ohangwena Nampol commander also reported that a 92-year-old man died last Thursday when a vehicle he was travelling in left the road and overturned near Oidimba village on the Okongo-Eenhana main road.
The name of the deceased and more details concerning this accident were not immediately available.