Man allegedly kills girlfriend near Onesi

OSHIHAU: The police in the Omusati Region arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death at Oshihau village in the Onesi Constituency on Friday night. Warrant officer Lineekela Shikongo of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s public relations unit in the Omusati Region confirmed the incident to Nampa on Sunday.

Shikongo said the deceased has been identified as the 30-year-old Martha Dishena. She was stabbed 18 times and died on the spot. The couple had apparently been quarrelling in the field near the man’s mother’s homestead between 21h00 and 22h00.

Both Dishena and the suspect are residents of Oshihau. They have a four-year-old son. According to Shikongo, the suspect surrendered himself to the police at Onesi shortly after killing his girlfriend.
The suspect is due to appear in the magistrate’s court at Outapi on Monday.