Old man stabbed to death on Independence Day

WINDHOEK: A 33-year-old man died on Independence Day after he was stabbed at the Willy Bar in the Greenwell Matongo residential area of the capital.

Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Deputy Commissioner Edwin Kaguantjivi told a media conference this afternoon that Shiweda Nestor Thobias was stabbed once on the left side of his back with an Okapi knife, and he died on the spot.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the alleged stabbing and death of Thobias, and the suspect is expected to make his first appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court along Mungunda Street in Katutura tomorrow morning.

In a separate incident, a Windhoek resident was arrested by the Police in the early hours of today and charged with a case of domestic violence and illegal possession and dealing in cocaine.

Kaguantjivi said members of the Namibian Police Force responded to a call of domestic violence at Erf 290, Washington Street, Otjomuise at about 05h30.

Upon further investigations, the Police allegedly found cocaine valued at N.dollars 101 500, as well as N.dollars 5 130 in cash and US Dollar 100 in the possession of the suspect.