Shebeen brawl costs man his life

12 Nov 2018 18:10pm
GOBABIS, 12 NOV (NAMPA) – A 29-year-old man was fatally stabbed in the chest at Gobabis on Friday, following a confrontation with the suspect at a shebeen in the Canaan informal area.
The deceased was identified as Elia Muyari.
According to the Namibian Police Force’s weekend crime report issued on Monday, Muyari allegedly confronted the suspect about his girlfriend.
The suspect then reportedly drew a knife and stabbed him in the chest, causing his death.
The 26-year-old suspect thereafter fled, but was arrested the following day.
Muyari’s next of kin were informed and investigations in the matter continue.
The police at Gobabis have also opened an inquest docket in relation to the death of Efraim Mwatota, 29, who died after he on Friday lost control of the vehicle he was driving, causing it to overturn.
The accident occurred near Kang in Botswana while Mwatota was on his way back to Namibia after he had travelled to Botswana to purchase the second-hand vehicle he was driving.
His next of kin were informed and police investigations continue.
In an unrelated matter in Tsumeb, a murder docket was opened after Frankie Aweseb, 51, was fatally stabbed with a knife, allegedly by his cousin, in the Nomtsoub residential area.
An argument broke out between the two and the suspect then allegedly stabbed Aweseb in the chest before fleeing.
Aweseb reportedly chased after the suspect, but collapsed and died.
The suspect was later arrested.
(NAMPA)
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