29-year-old woman was allegedly stabbed eight times by her ex-boyfriend

A 29-year-old woman was allegedly stabbed eight times by her ex-boyfriend after an argument at Bergsig in the Kunene Region on Saturday.

The weekend crime report issued by the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) on Monday said the incident occurred around 18h00 in the Palmwag residential area.

The victim was taken to Bergsig Clinic and was later transferred to Khorixas for further medical treatment, where her condition is described as stable.

The 31-year-old suspect was arrested and police investigations continue.

In an unrelated matter, three-year-old Helvi Imwata Nakalungu's lifeless body was found in a pond at Oshikwiyu village in Ongha area on Sunday.

According to the police report, Nakalungu was reported missing on Saturday around 23h00 and it is suspected that she drowned.

Source: Namibia Press Agency