Woman strangled to death over traditional alcohol

A 43-year-old woman was arrested here on Friday for allegedly strangling another woman death over traditional alcohol.

The Namibian Police Force crime investigations coordinator for the Kavango East Region, Deputy Commissioner BonifatiusKanyetu, confirmed the incident with Nampa on Tuesday.

According to Kanyetu, the incident happened at around 15h00 at Suncity settlement when the two women were allegedly fighting over the traditionally brewed alcohol.

The deputy commissioner said the suspect used her hands to strangle the deceased who died in the Rundu State Hospital the same day.

The deceased has been identified as 40-year-old Martha Kaunda.

The suspect will appear in the Rundu Magistrate Court on Wednesday.

Police investigations into the matter continue.

Source: Namibia Press Agency