Pensioner allegedly kills himself in Omusati Region

13 Oct 2013 17:00pm
WINDHOEK, 13 OCT (NAMPA) - An elderly resident of Omahenge village in the Tsandi Constituency of Omusati Region allegedly ended his life on Saturday.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson, Deputy Commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi told a media conference here on Sunday afternoon the deceased has been identified as Kambonde Tyves Ekandjo, 82.
Without specifying exactly how the pensioner ended his life, Kanguatjvi said NamPol members responsible for the Omusati Region are now busy investigating the circumstances which led to the suicide.
His next of kin have already been informed.
The Police in the Oshana Region reported that Ondangwa resident, David Salom Natangwe, 45, died on Friday at about 22h00 after he was hit and killed by a passing white Volkswagen Polo sedan vehicle while he was busy crossing the main road near the HeroesÂ’ Primary School area at the town.
Natangwe was originally from Okakwiyu area. He died on the spot, and police investigations are underway to determine the exact cause of the accident and loss of life.
In a separate incident, a 23-year-old woman and resident of the Emono village in the Oshana Region allegedly went beserk and set her husband's homestead on fire on Saturday.
In the process, the young woman destroyed all the huts in the homestead, the mahangu and other food kept in storage, clothes and bedding of the family.
The young woman also allegedly threatened to strike her husband with a panga, but fortunately did not proceed.
She has now been arrested, while investigations are underway in the arson and domestic violence-related incident.