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Woman allegedly commits suicide at Gobabis

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A 26-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at Gobabis in the Omaheke Region on Saturday.A weekend crime report issued by the Namibian Police Force on Sunday said the deceased, who has been identified as Aina Imene, allegedly co…

A 26-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at Gobabis in the Omaheke Region on Saturday.

A weekend crime report issued by the Namibian Police Force on Sunday said the deceased, who has been identified as Aina Imene, allegedly committed suicide in her boyfriend’s shack between 17h00 and 22h00 by hanging herself with a nightgown belt.

According to the crime report, a suicide note was found at the scene and no foul play is suspected. Imene’s next of kin have been informed of her death.

In an unrelated matter, a 35-year-old man died after he was allegedly cut with a machete by his cousin during a fight in Windhoek on Sunday.

The report said the incident occurred around midnight when an argument erupted between the suspect and the deceased, who has been identified as Desmond Swartbooi, while the two were allegedly drinking alcohol at their house. The report alleged that Swartbooi was cut with a machete several times on his head, causing serious injuries.

He (deceased) was allegedly transported to the Katutura State Hospital, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Swartbooi’s sister was also admitted to the Katutura State Hospital after she was allegedly also cut on the head while trying to stop the fight.

The suspect was arrested and Swartbooi’s next of kin have been informed of his death.

Furthermore, a 38-year-old man was allegedly shot in the head and died instantly on Sunday in Windhoek.

According to the report, Thomas Angula and the 42-year-old suspect were drinking at the suspect’s place when they started arguing and as a result Angula was told to go home, which he did. The suspect allegedly followed him to his house, where he shot him once in the head before fleeing the scene.

The suspect was however arrested and Angula’s next of kin have been informed of his death.

Source: Namibia Press Agency