Tujoromajo Kasuto

An Ohangwena man was today denied bail in the Magistrate Court after appearing on charges of attempted murder after he stabbed his girlfriend in various parts of the body, on Friday at the Omatunda village.

According to Ohangwena Crime Investigator, Commissioner Zacharia Amakali, the girlfriend has been admitted in the Katutura State Hospital and is in a critical condition after sustaining stab wounds in the arms, right eye, breast, abdomen and right arm broken, with the knife stuck in her head.

Amakali says it is unknown what exactly happened other than, “boyfriend and girlfriend things”. Meantime an inquest at Okongo registered that Moses Ndjuluwa, (30) committed suicide by hanging himself with a rope at the Enyana village. The body is still at the Okongo police mortuary pending an autopsy. No foul play is suspected. The incident took place last Thursday.

Meanwhile, a murder was registered at Onayena, north of Oshikoto following an incidence of domestic violence and suicide by shooting on 8 October at around 11h45 in Onakathila village-Oshigambo area. According to the NamPol crime report, it is alleged that a 39-year-old husband, Sakeus Hango, allegedly shot and killed 35 years old wife, Hilma Ndeyapo Albin with a Makarov pistol in the neck and she died on the spot. It is further alleged that Hango turned the firearm on himself dying in the process.

At Oshakati police station another inquest was registered on Friday at Uupeke village. It is alleged that 50-year- old Josephat Iitenge’s lifeless body was found hanging on a Marula tree behind his house with a white rope around his neck. The post-mortem will be conducted to determine the actual cause of death.

Whilst on Saturday, 9 October at Okahandja Park in Windhoek, ialleged the lifeless body of 47-year- old Titus Kasayi, was found in his corrugated iron shack. The police say the deceased was staying alone and no foul play is suspected. His next of kin have been informed.

In the Warmbad settlement in ǁKaras, a 66-year- old South African, Barend David Claasen’s decomposed body was discovered by a neighbour who alerted the police. His next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem is still to be conducted to determine the real cause of death.

Another suicide was reported on Sunday, 10 October at around 03h20 in Onandjokwe Hospital in ward six. It is alleged that 38-year-old Timotheus Hashikuni’s lifeless body was found hanging with a rope around his neck from a window frame. His next of kin were informed and no foul play is suspected.