Father hacks daughter with panga over eggs

Martin Endjala

A 42-year-old man was arrested after he reportedly hacked his nine year old daughter with a panga last Friday. Police say the incident occurred at Engela laShikondongolo village after the suspect discovered his eggs were eaten up.

According to the police report, the victim was taken to Eenhana District State hospital and described to be in stable condition. Police investigations continue.

In a separate incident, the police are investigating an inquest, after an 87 year old pensioner, Johannes Stefanus from Onegandjo village- Ontananga area hanged himself in his bedroom. No foul play is suspected and his next of kin were informed.

In another suicide incident, police in Erongo region are investigating an inquest, after Jason Salom,31, from Walvis Bay was found hanging in his bedroom last Friday. Nampol Spokesperson Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi said the incident happened around 06:30 in the Wag Daar suburb.

Meanwhile, the police in Oshana region are also investigating a suicide report, following the death of Vitrif Kawe, aged 31. It is alleged Kawe hanged himself on Saturday at Ohaziwa village, Uukwiyu Uushona constituency.

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