Wedding celebration in Aminuis ends on sad note

GOBABIS: A wedding celebration in Aminuis ended on a sad note yesterday after one of the guests was killed when he fell from a moving vehicle.

The 36-year-old man, who was seated on the back of the open vehicle, allegedly attempted to prevent the top cover of the bride’s wedding chest from being blown away by the wind when he lost his grip and fell off the moving vehicle.

He is suspected to have hit his head against a rock or other hard substance upon impact with the ground, causing his instant death.

The incident occurred at Okomukaru village, located some 120 kilometres (km) south of Gobabis in the Aminuis Constituency, around 10h30.

The police are investigating a case of culpable homicide against the driver.