Husband accidentally chops wife's head with an axe
16 Nov 2016 16:50pm
BUNYA, 16 NOV (NAMPA) A 35-year-old woman sustained serious injuries on her head when her husband accidentally chopped her with an axe in the process of defending her from her brother in the Bunya Village last Tuesday.
Deputy Commissioner of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in Kavango West Region, Uaakisa Ndjavera told Nampa on Wednesday the victim has been identified as Bertha Liyawo.
The incident took place at about 22h00.
Ndjavera explained that the couple had an argument with their 20-year-old son and in the process his uncle (Liyawos brother) intervened. Liyawo allegedly threw her brother with a stone on the head.
The brother then wanted to attack his sister. Her husband interfered and accidentally chopped his wife on the head while defending her.
Liyawo is in a critical condition at the Rundu State Hospital.