Culpable homicide suspect denied bail

31 Aug 2016 14:50pm
SESFONTEIN, 31 AUG (NAMPA) - A 31-year-old man died on Wednesday morning after he was bumped by a pickup vehicle in the Otuzemba settlement of Opuwo.
Unokana Ntinda was found dead on Mbumbijazo Muharukua Street in that settlement by members of the police who were on patrol.
Pefiku Makina, 35, was arrested on Wednesday and appeared in court on Thursday on a case of culpable homicide.
The case was postponed to 21 November in the Opuwo Magistrate’s Court for further police investigation.
Makina was denied bail.
The driver of the concerned vehicle allegedly failed to stop at the accident scene, and did also not report the matter to the police.
The vehicle was found hidden behind a local bar in Otuzemba and an inspection done on the vehicle revealed stains of blood on the rear left side of the vehicle.