Ohangwena governor under investigation

24 Apr 2017 13:00pm
OSHAKATI, 24 APR (NAMPA) - Ohangwena Region Governor, Usko Nghaamwa is under investigation for culpable homicide after he allegedly hit a man with his car on the Ondangwa-Omuthiya road at the Onankali village around 01h00 on Monday.
The pedestrian died on the spot. He has been identified as 20-year-old Petrus Iyambo.
Namibian Police Force Oshikoto Region Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Naomi Katjiua on Monday informed the media that Iyambo was allegedly trying to cross the road at the time of impact.
His next of kin were informed and police investigations continue.
Katjiua said the 73-year-old governor was traveling alone from Otjiwarongo.
(NAMPA)
IB/LI/ND