Okakarara man hangs himself after break-up

24 Dec 2015 12:10pm
OTJIWARONGO, 24 DEC (NAMPA) – A 33-year-old man at Okakarara in the Otjozondjupa Region on Wednesday hanged himself allegedly after his girlfriend ended their relationship.
The man has been identified as Christian Kandorozu, a cousin to Okakarara Constituency Councillor Vetaruhe Kandorozu.
Vetaruhe Kandorozu confirmed the death on Thursday morning.
He said his cousin left behind a suicide note which contains information on what led to the suicide.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Otjozondjupa Regional Chief Operations’ Officer, Chief Inspector Levi Richter said the suicide note left behind has already been read and its contents shared with his family members.
Christian allegedly wrote that he was committing suicide because he was hurt after his girlfriend ended their relationship.
It is not clear how long they were in a relationship for.
Richter said Christian was found hanging with a rope around his neck inside his house situated in the Okatumba informal settlement in Okakarara on Wednesday at 16h40.
He said an inquest docket 06/2015 has been opened at the Okakarara Police Station.
No foul play is suspected.
Police investigations continue.