No bail for Omaheke girlfriend killer

WINDHOEK: The 17- year-old boy who was arrested for allegedly killing his 20- year-old pregnant girlfriend at Leonardville on Monday appeared in the Gobabis Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

The suspect, David Elrico Kasupi was denied bail when he appeared before magistrate Venasius Alweendo, who remanded in custody for further police investigation into the case.

The case was postponed to 19 February 2015.

According to police report, the suspect allegedly killed his girlfriend, Lady Daire, when he was escorted

to the bushes to go relief himself.

The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Public Relation Officer (PRO), Pendukeni Haikali told Nampa on Tuesday that the suspect allegedly killed his girlfriend by slitting her throat with a wooden knife at around 06h25 in Saamstaan location.

NamPol’s Deputy Commissioner in the Omaheke region, Marcelus Maritshane said he is concerned that people are losing their lives in this kind of manner.

“People should refrain from resorting to violence and get solutions that will prevent them from killing each other,” he said.