Police Officer Arrested for Stabbing Girlfriend

A POLICE constable at the Okondjatu Police Station was on Wednesday morning arrested for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend twice with a kitchen knife after an argument.

Otjozondjupa regional police crime investigations coordinator, deputy Commissioner Moses Khairabeb, said the 29-year-old constable was under the influence of alcohol at the time of his arrest.

The incident occurred between midnight and 01h00 on Wednesday at the couple’s house at Okondjatu, situated over 200 kilometres south-east of Otjiwarongo in the Okakarara Constituency.

Khairabeb said the suspect and his 29-year-old girlfriend Maria Magdalena Uses had a short argument inside their house. It is alleged that the police officer then pulled out a long kitchen knife and stabbed Uses in the left and right thigh.


Source : The Namibian