Okakarara woman shot dead by ex-boyfriend

03 Jun 2013 08:50
OKAKARARA, 03 JUN (NAMPA) - A 31-year-old woman was allegedly shot dead by her ex-boyfriend here on Monday.
It is alleged that the ex-boyfriend of the same age recently found out that his ex-girlfriend had started a romantic relationship with another man.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)?s Crime Investigations? Co-ordinator for the Otjozondjupa Region, Deputy Commissioner Moses Khairabeb told Nampa that the deceased was shot once in the head, and several times all over her upper body.
?She was identified as Njandee Katukundu, and her next of kin have been already informed,? he said.
Khairabeb stated that the shooting incident happened shortly after 24h00 on Monday at the Okakango location in Okakarara at the residence of the deceased.
The accused, whose name is known but cannot be revealed until he appears in court, allegedly fled the scene on foot.
A team of police officers was deployed and followed the suspect?s footprints into the bushes of Okakarara this morning.
However, no arrest has yet been made, and police investigations continue, said Khairabeb.
(NAMPA)
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