Aranos man stabbed to death after argument

03 Mar 2019 10:50am
REHOBOTH, 03 MAR (NAMPA) – A 20-year-old man was stabbed to death by a suspect also aged 20 at Aranos on Thursday.
The Namibian Police Force’s crime investigations coordinator for the Hardap Region, Deputy Commissioner Eric Clay told Nampa on Saturday the incident occurred around 21h30 at a shebeen in the Nuwerus area.
“It is alleged that the suspect stabbed the deceased with a knife on the right side of his chest after an argument and ran away. After the stabbing, the deceased walked a few steps and fell face down, where he died on the spot,” Clay said.
He said it is not known at this stage what caused the argument.
The deceased was identified as Johannes Beukes. His next of kin have been informed of his passing.
The suspect’s name cannot be revealed as he will only appear in court on Monday.
Police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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