Man stabbed to death, three others in hospital at Otjiwarongo

A 22-year-old man died instantly on Tuesday night at about 22h00 in Otjiwarongo after he was allegedly stabbed twice by a 32-year-old suspect.

Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha in an interview with Nampa yesterday said the suspect was apprehended Tuesday night shortly after the alleged stabbing incident in the Orwetoveni township.

Mbeha said the deceased, who has been identified as Timoteus Ndeyamunye Shafohamba, was allegedly stabbed in the chest and on the arm with a knife by the suspect.

The suspect allegedly stabbed four people on Tuesday night at a bar in Orwetoveni, including Shafohamba, Mbeha said.

The three other injured victims - a woman and two men, were admitted in serious but stable conditions at the Otjiwarongo State Hospital.

Source: Namibia Press Agency