Security guard shoots and kills girlfriend

25 May 2015 17:30pm
SHADIKONGORO, 25 MAY (NAMPA) - A security guard at the Shadikongoro village in the Kavango East Region allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend at a bar on Friday evening.
The incident occurred at Ndinovesi Bar, situated some 180 kilometres east of Rundu in the Mukwe Constituency.
According to the Namibian Police Force (NamPol)'s crime report issued to this agency on Sunday, the security guard shot his girlfriend after she apparently caught him with another woman.
The police said the suspect dragged the deceased’s body and dumped it into the Okavango River. The police have not yet recovered the remains.
The deceased has been identified as 22-year-old Agnes Mahunga, a resident of the same village.
Her next of kin have already been informed.
The suspect was arrested and is expected to appear in the Rundu Magistrate’s Court in due course.
In another incident, one person died on the spot at the Neyuva village on Friday, while another sustained serious injuries when the driver of a Toyota pick-up, registration number N10320 RU, lost control of the vehicle and drove straight into them while they were inside an erected structure.
The deceased has been identified as Vihemba Mushongo, 54, and the injured person as 35-year-old Mantjodi Shikusho.
The deceased person’s next of kin have already been informed and police have opened a case of culpable homicide.