NDF member allegedly hangs himself at Grootfontein

GROOTFONTEIN: A member of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) allegedly hung himself with a rope at Grootfontein’s Single Quarters on Tuesday afternoon.

The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Otjozondjupa Regional Crime Investigations’ Co-ordinator, Deputy Commissioner Moses Khairabeb told Nampa on Wednesday that the deceased has been identified as Veshitile Mwatilile, 58.

Mwatilile was found hanging from the roof of his house situated at Grootfontein’s Single Quarters at about 16h12 yesterday.

He was a sergeant based at the Grootfontein Military Base’s Logistics Battalion.

The deceased did not leave behind a suicide note, and no foul play is suspected, Khairabeb said.

Police investigations continue.