Man commits suicide after seeing dead daughter

01 Aug 2017 19:00pm
WINDHOEK, 01 AUG (NAMPA) – A man from Ekara village in the Kunene Region on Monday allegedly committed suicide after he saw the body of his 21-year-old daughter hanging from a tree at an unknown time.
In a crime report issued Tuesday, Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Head of Media Relations, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi said Mbuini Tjindunda, age unknown, allegedly shot himself with a hunting rifle.
The daughter was identified as Utandura Tjindunda and their next of kin have been informed.
Police investigations continue.
In a separate incident, a 51-year-old man from Oshakati in the Oshana Region died Monday after his 33-year-old nephew allegedly stabbed him in the back.
Shikwambi said the nephew allegedly robbed Shihengo Edward of his wallet before stabbing him at about 20h00.
The nephew was arrested and is to appear in the Oshakati Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.
The deceased’s next of kin have been informed.
In Ohangwena Region on Monday, an 18-year-old man allegedly raped a 31-year-old mentally challenged woman at an unknown time.
She was allegedly on her way home from a cuca shop before the incident occurred at an unknown place.
Police arrested the man and investigations continue.