Security guard shoots uncle, then self

February 18, 2018, 6:18pm

The Windhoek Police on Friday night responded to a murder, suicide in Babylon after Sakaria Kuhangwa (33) shot and killed his uncle before turning the gun on himself.

The incident took place around 20h35 on Friday last week.

Although police details are sketchy, it is reprted that Kuhangwa who was employed as a security guard with Shilimela Security Company was involved in an altercation with his uncle because he (Kuhangwa) went into his cousin’s room and started to make romantic advancements.

His uncle then confronted him about it, after which he left the house in a rage and fired a shot.

He then re-entered the house and when confronted by his uncle again, he fatally shot him in the chest before turning the gun on himself. He shot himself in the head.