Teenager stabbed to death at Outjo

01 Jul 2018 14:40pm
OTJIWARONGO, 01 JUL (NAMPA) - An 18-year-old man died on Saturday night after he was stabbed twice with a knife by another teenager at a bar in Outjo’s Etoshapoort township.
The incident occurred at around 22h30.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha confirmed to Nampa on Sunday that the deceased was stabbed to death in the upper left side of his chest and his back.
“The motive behind the attack and stabbing on him is still unknown to the police,” she said.
The deceased has been identified as Pietrief Gamaseb from the Soweto informal settlement of Outjo and his next of kin have been informed.
An 18-year-old suspect has been arrested in connection with the incident and is expected to appear in the Outjo Magistrates Court on Monday or Tuesday on a charge of murder.
Investigations into the matter continue.
(NAMPA)
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