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Man dies in car accident near Rehoboth

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A 31-year-old man died on the spot after the vehicle he was driving rammed into a tree on Sunday morning some eight kilometres outside Rehoboth in the Hardap Region.A Namibian Police Force incident report issued on Sunday said the deceased was identif…

A 31-year-old man died on the spot after the vehicle he was driving rammed into a tree on Sunday morning some eight kilometres outside Rehoboth in the Hardap Region.

A Namibian Police Force incident report issued on Sunday said the deceased was identified as Louks Erasmus Shanjengange and his next of kin are aware of his death.

It is alleged that Shanjengange who was driving a white Polo Vivo towards the Bahnoff station lost control over the vehicle causing it to leave the road before ramming into a tree.

The incident happened at around 05h53 on Sunday on the Rehoboth- Bahnoff station road and Shanjengange was the only occupant in the vehicle.

Police at Rehoboth are investigating a case of culpable homicide.

Meanwhile a 30-year-old South African national is expected to appear in the Karasburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of possession of an unlicensed firearm.

The report said the man was arrested at the B1 T-junction at Noordoewer in the ||Kharas Region on Friday at around 21h55. “The man was arrested after he was found in possession of an unlicensed rifle which allegedly belongs to his late father,” said the report.

The firearm was confiscated and it is valued at N.dollars 3000.

Police investigations into the matter continue

Source: Namibia Press Agency