Three people stabbed over the weekend

02 May 2016 19:40pm
WINDHOEK, 02 MAY (NAMPA) – Three stabbings were reported by the police on Sunday.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson Slogan Matheus said at the weekly crime briefing in the capital on Monday a 32-year-old was stabbed in Green Mountain Street in Windhoek’s Goreangab area on Saturday.
Nampala Fillipus Nicodemus was pronounced dead on the scene on Saturday at about 12h20.
A suspect was arrested Sunday morning at his residence in Goreangab and is due to appear in the Katutura Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.
In Rehoboth a 35-year-old man was stabbed on the head with an unknown object in the Block E area on Saturday at around 01h00.
The man was found lying in the street near a house which is situated close to a shebeen. He was rushed to the Katutura Intermediate Hospital in Windhoek, where he is admitted in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
No suspect has been arrested yet, but NamPol is following up on some positive leads, Matheus said.
A 21-year-old man was stabbed by a 25-year-old male suspect who then in turn fell victim to friends of the victim on Saturday at a club in Usakos.
The two men were involved in a fight and the 25 year-old man stabbed the younger man in the neck with a knife. He was admitted to the Katutura Intermediate Hospital in a serious condition.
The suspect was then in turn stabbed in the arm by two friends of his victim and he was admitted to the Usakos State Hospital under police guard.
The two who stabbed the 25-year-old suspect were also arrested and are due to appear in court on Tuesday.
Meanwhile in Walvis Bay, four workers employed by the Obecco Construction Company sustained injuries after a roof they were working on at the Walvis Bay Correctional Services collapsed.
The incident occurred on Friday between 17h00 and 18h00.
Two of the men - Moses Itondoka, 21, and Immanuel Ashivale, 54; sustained serious injuries and were admitted to the Welwitschia Private Hospital.
The other two employees were treated for minor injuries and released the same day.
(NAMPA)
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