Brit kills South African at Kamanjab

02 March 2021 | Crime

NAMPA



KHORIXAS

A 54-year-old South African national died on Saturday after he was allegedly shot with a pistol at farm Kaross in the Kamanjab district by a 51-year-old British male suspect.

According to the Namibian police weekend crime report, issued yesterday, it is alleged that the two had an argument at the farm leading to the shooting.

The deceased was identified as Gerhardus van Wyk and his next of kin were informed.

Meanwhile, a 55-year-old Namibian male was arrested for cannabis possession in a separate incident last Friday at Khorixas. He was allegedly found in possession of a black backpack containing 245 ballies of cannabis weighing 3 574 grams and valued at N$35 740.

The police reportedly received a tip-off about a Ford courier vehicle, driven by the suspect, transporting drugs.

In similar news, a 26-year-old Angolan national was arrested between Outjo and Otjiwarongo on Saturday for dealing in cannabis.

The suspect was allegedly found in possession of 18 packs of cannabis, of yet unknown value, during a police search.

Police investigations continue.

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