MUN President dies in car accident
22 Nov 2016 12:00pm
OTJIWARONGO, 22 NOV (NAMPA) - President of the Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN), Risto Raimo Sikongo Hausiku has died.
The 35-year-old Hausiku was killed in a car accident on Monday evening after a Toyota Corolla he was driving hit a kudu at approximately 73 kilometres south of Otjiwarongo on the B1 road.
The kudu was also found dead on the spot.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha told Nampa on Tuesday the accident occurred at approximately 19h50 Monday.
He died on impact as his vehicle did not overturn, Mbeha said, adding that the close relatives of the deceased have been informed.
Two passengers were treated for injuries at the Otjiwarongo State Hospital and are now in stable condition.
It is alleged Hausiku and his colleagues were on their way from Tsumeb to Windhoek on official duty.
A case of culpable homicide has been opened at the Otjiwarongo Police Station.
Police investigations continue.