Young man chops brother with hoe

04 Oct 2015 14:10pm
RUNDU, 04 OCT (NAMPA) – A 25-year-old man was chopped with a hoe in his head while asleep allegedly by his 19-year-old brother at the Thipanana village on Saturday.
Thipanana village is near Andara, some 200 kilometres east of Rundu.
The deceased has been identified as Thirumbu Twapwa.
Acting Regional Crime Investigations’ Coordinator for Kavango East, Detective Chief Inspector Chrispin Mubebo told Nampa on Sunday the man was hit three times on the left side of his head and once on the right.
The incident took place between 20h00 and 21h00.
Twapwa died at the Andara District Hospital.
Police arrested the suspect on the same day, and he is set to appear in court this coming week.
The deceased’s next of kin have been informed.
In a separate incident also on Saturday, an Angolan man, 77, was found dead at about 19h00 on the side of a gravel road at the Makandu Village in the Ndiyona Constituency.
The deceased has been identified as Antonio Vasco. The cause of death has not yet been established.
His next of kin have been informed.
Police investigations continue.