Three murdered over weekend

25 Feb 2018 16:20pm
WINDHOEK, 25 FEB (NAMPA) – The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) recorded three cases of murder over the past weekend.
A 35-year-old man was stabbed to death by a group of suspects he confronted over a stolen cellphone in Windhoek on Saturday.
The incident occurred at about 02h00 in Fort Park Street in the Greenwell location.
According to NamPol spokesperson, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi in a crime report on Sunday, the deceased had allegedly lost his mobile phone at a bar and confronted three men he suspected to have robbed him.
In the confrontation, one of the suspects stabbed him with a broken bottle on the head, killing him instantly.
The next of kin of the deceased, identified as Michael Ndimulume, have been informed.
Meanwhile, Lordso Molotho, 22, died after he was stabbed to death with a knife on the neck by a 33-year-old man for unknown reasons.
The incident occurred at Ongava Street in Okuryangava at about 23h55 on Saturday.
The suspect has been arrested.
In a murder incident at Okahandja Park at around 17h55, Natasha Hobes, 27, died instantly after she was fatally stabbed by another woman on the left side of the neck.
The suspect was arrested, however the motive behind the stabbing is not yet known.
NamPol also recorded one case of suicide on Saturday, when a man hanged himself after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident on the Trans Kalahari Highway gravel road on Saturday at 12h00.
Shikwambi said the deceased, identified as Philip Rooinasie, 43, allegedly lost control of the blue Chevrolet Corsa he was driving with passengers in it.
The vehicle overturned, injuring the passengers.
Rooinasie allegedly went to a nearby tree after the accident occurred and hanged himself with a petrol pipe around his neck.
Shikwambi added that police further detected that the vehicle was not roadworthy and the driver did not possess a driver’s license.