Women stabbed to death in fight over cap

26 Feb 2017 17:00pm
WINDHOEK, 26 FEB (NAMPA) – A 20-year-old woman died in Windhoek after she was stabbed by an assailant in the early hours of Sunday.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson, Warrant Officer Immanuel Lazarus said at the weekly crime briefing on Sunday the incident occurred in Ombili in Katutura at around 02h00.
Shapulina Shaduka had apparently been walking with her boyfriend and friends when two men approached them.
The men are said to have taken Shaduka’s boyfriend’s cap. When they tried to get the cap back, one of the men pulled out a knife and stabbed the deceased in the neck.
Shaduka’s next of kin have been informed.
The suspects fled the scene and are still at large. Police investigations continue.
In another incident in Windhoek, the 34-year-old Brendlime Kamutuua Hovaka died on Saturday at around 23h00 after he was stabbed in the chest.
Hovaka was in the company of others at a sheeben in Abraham Mashego Street when he got involved in an argument with the suspect in the matter.
“While arguing, the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the deceased,” said Lazarus.
Hovaka died in the Katutura State Hospital.
The suspect, aged between 30 and 35, was arrested.