Woman hacked to death by boyfriend at Grootfontein

23 Jun 2016 11:30am
OTJIWARONGO, 23 JUN (NAMPA) - A 33-year-old woman died Wednesday evening after she was hacked with an axe on the head, allegedly by her boyfriend in Grootfontein.
The incident occurred at approximately 20h00 in the Blikkiesdorp informal settlement.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Otjozondjupa Regional Public Relations Officer, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha confirmed the incident to Nampa on Thursday.
The deceased has been identified as Alexandrina Kashova Shikusho.
“Her close relatives have been informed,” said Mbeha.
It is alleged that Shikusho and a 37-year-old man were seen arguing at a drinking place in Blikkiesdorp. He then allegedly pulled out an axe and hit her on the head.
She died on the spot and the apparent boyfriend fled the scene into the darkness and is still on the run.
Police investigations continue.