NamPol records three alleged incidences of gender-based violence

WINDHOEK: The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) have recorded three alleged incidences of gender-based violence (GBV) since Wednesday.

In the Kunene Region, Fabiola Heibes was stabbed in the back and in the right eye, allegedly by her boyfriend, in the early hours of Sunday.

NamPol spokesperson Slogan Matheus said at a media briefing in the capital today it is thought that the 32-year-old Heibes, who was transferred to the Katutura State Hospital, had an argument with her boyfriend at a house in the Etosha Port residential area.

The NamPol spokesperson also noted that the 43-year-old Paulina Shehama Seibes was allegedly stabbed to death by her boyfriend at a bar in Windhoek on Wednesday. Seibes was stabbed at around 20h45 in Cecilia Davids Street in Okahandja Park.

Meanwhile, the 21-year-old Lineekela Kandjabanga is in a serious but stable condition in the Katutura State Hospital after she was slashed with a panga on her back and lost one of her fingers in an attack which was allegedly perpetrated by her boyfriend.

The incident occurred at around 02h00 on Sunday at Farm Kiamseb West situated 100 kilometres outside Windhoek on the Kupferburg Road.