an suspected of murdering girlfriend arrested

ONANDJABA: The man who is suspected of murdering his girlfriend Helena Shivute in the Omusati Region’s Otamanzi Constituency last month, has been arrested.

Warrant officer Lineekela Shikongo of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Public Relations Unit in the Omusati Region confirmed this to Nampa in an interview yesterday.

He was speaking on the sidelines of the inauguration of the Onandjaba Police Station in that region.

Shikongo said the suspect, identified as the 28-year-old Lukas Kasimia from the Eenkondombali village in the Ogongo Constituency, was arrested on Saturday at Oshikango.

Shikongo indicated that he appeared in the magistrate’s court at Okahao on a charge of murder yesterday.