Man allegedly stones girlfriend to death

07 February 2019 | Crime

A 41-year-old Angolan man was arrested at Okakwa in the Omusati Region on Tuesday after he allegedly stoned his girlfriend to death and torched two huts before fleeing the scene.

The victim was also an Angolan national. Inspector Linekela Shikongo of the Namibian Police in the region said the incident took place around 02:00 at Okakwa in the Okahao Constituency.

“It is alleged that the suspect beat the deceased with a brick on the head several times and she died on the spot. Thereafter, he set the sleeping hut and cuca shop hut which belonged to the deceased on fire,” he explained. He said the two huts were completely destroyed.

The suspect was arrested around 04:00 at Oshuukwa village, also in the Okahao district, and was to appear in the Okahao Magistrate's Court yesterday. The next of kin of the deceased have not yet been informed and police investigations into the matter continue.

In a separate incident, police at Onesi arrested a 25-year-old woman on a charge of attempted murder which occurred at Omadhiya village on Monday.

Shikongo said the suspect, who was due to appear in court at Outapi yesterday, allegedly dumped her one-week-old baby into a pit latrine and left her there to die.

“The owner of the house went to the toilet when he heard a baby crying and called the police, who removed the baby from the pit latrine,” he said.

The baby was taken to Tsandi District Hospital and is in a stable condition. The suspect is in under police guard in the same hospital.



NAMPA

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