Man dies of stab wounds at Rundu

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An 18-year-old man died at Kasote informal settlement in Rundu on Monday after he was reportedly stabbed several times, the police have said.

According to the Namibian Police Force crime investigations coordinator for the Kavango East Region, Deputy Commissioner Bonifatius Kanyetu on Thursday, the incident happened at around 22h00 when the deceased was allegedly stabbed several times with a knife and died later at the Rundu State Hospital.

The deceased has been identified as Augustus Kapanga and his next of kin have been informed.

A suspect was arrested on Thursday in connection with the incident and will appear in the Rundu Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

Kanyetu said it is still not known what led to the incident and police investigations into the matter continue.

Source: The Namibian Press Agency