Death, assault and suicide over Christmas weekend

27 Dec 2016 14:40pm
WINDHOEK, 27 DEC (NAMPA) – A four-year-old girl was found dead on Christmas Eve at the Ondore village in Opuwo Urban Constituency.
Acting Head of Namibian Police Force Public Relations Division, Inspector Tashiya Kadhila said on Monday it is not clear what caused the death but a post mortem will be carried out.
The girl went missing from her home on Saturday between 10h00 and 15h00.
Police investigations continue.
In an unrelated incident at Omatetewe village also in the Kunene Region, Police are investigating a case of assault with intent to cause serious bodily harm after a 26-year-old Angolan man was admitted to hospital with a broken jaw.
It is alleged that a 21-year-old Namibian woman assaulted the man during an argument over other women on Saturday around 08h00.
The victim was treated at the Opuwo State Hospital before being transferred to the Oshakati Intermediate Hospital.
Police in the Omusati Region are investigating a case of alleged suicide after a 19-year-old Angolan man was found dead at the Omudhu waHauwanga village in the Ruacana Constituency on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Hafeni Kambuli. His relatives were informed.
Meanwhile, the Omaheke Police are investigating three cases of housebreaking.
In the first case, one man was arrested after he broke into a storeroom on 23 December on a farm about 35 kilometres outside Gobabis. According to the police weekly crime report, the suspect was found in possession of the goods valued at N.dollars 90 000 that include a vehicle, clothing, electronic appliances and two rifles.
The second incident involves the arrest of two Namibian men following the theft of goods worth N.dollars 31 000 from a farm at Leonardville on Thursday at about 19h00. All items were recovered.
Both suspects are 28 years old and are expected to appear in court this week.
In the third incident, Police found abandoned next to the Dordabis road on Saturday. Upon investigation, various electronic items worth more than N.dollars 380 000 were found inside the vehicle.
No arrests were made by Sunday and police investigations continue.