Accused Refugee Commissioner to stand trial in the High Court.

26 Jun 2019 12:30pm
WINDHOEK, 26 JUN (NAMPA) – The Commissioner of Refugees, Likius Valombola who stands accused of killing a young man in Katutura during an alleged road rage shooting last year, will face his charge in the Windhoek High Court.
The alleged murder case was on Wednesday transferred from the Katutura Magistrate’s Court to the Windhoek High Court as per decision taken by the Office of the Prosecutor- General (PG) recently.
As per PGs decision, Valombola is scheduled to make his first appearance in the High Court on 15 August this year.
The accused was informed of the PGs decision when he made another appearance before Magistrate Atutala Namwenyo Shikalepo on Wednesday morning while in the presence of his legal representation.
It is alleged that Valombola shot Ndjaba twice in the head in an alleged road rage incident on the night of 18 May 2018. Ndjaba succumbed to his injuries after spending days in the intensive care unit in Katutura hospital.
Valombola is currently out on bail of N.dollars 15 000.
Public Prosecutor Victoria Ndapandula Mweyanawa Likius appeared for the State.
(NAMPA)
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