Boy hangs himself with a rope under a tree

WINDHOEK: An 11-year-old boy allegedly hung himself with a rope under a tree at the Okashanakelago village of the Oshikoto Region yesterday.

Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Spokesperson, Slogan Matheus informed the media that the incident happened at about 11h00.

He said no suicide note was left behind and the Police at Omuthiya are investigating the incident.

Meanwhile, three other incidents of suicide were recorded by NamPol this past weekend.

A 41-year-old man allegedly hung himself with a rope in a bedroom he was renting in the Omakulukuma area in Ondangwa at about 11h00 on Saturday.

Kalenga Fillipus, 35, also allegedly hung himself with a rope in his sleeping hut at Ehafo village at Eheke in Ohangwena Region on Saturday at about 17h00.

Katima Mulilo resident, Libuo Oscar Gilson, 54, also allegedly took his own life by shooting himself with a shotgun at his residence in the presence of his wife.

The incident occurred at the Chikali Village in the Kaenda area at about 23h50 on Friday.