Young man chops brother with hoe

RUNDU: A 25 year old man was allegedly chopped with a hoe by his 19 year old brother while he was asleep at Thipanana village on Thursday.

Thipanana village is near Andara some 200 kilometers east of Rundu.

Acting Regional Crime Investigations’ Coordinator for Kavango East, Detective Chief Inspector Chrispin Mubebo told Nampa on Sunday that the deceased has been identified as Thirumbu Twapwa.

The incident he said took place at around 20h00 to 21h00. The deceased died at the Andara District Hospital.

The cause of the fight between the brothers is not yet known Mubebo said however the suspect David Maneki Twapwa was arrested by the police on the same day.

Next of kin have been informed.

In a separate incident on Saturday an Angolan man (77) was found dead on the road after it alleged that an unknown vehicle hit him and fleet the scene.

The man has been identified as Antonio Vasco.

According to the police the villagers did not hear any vehicle passing by therefore foul play is suspected in the matter.

The incident took place at around 19h00 at Makandu Village in the Ndiyona Constituency.

His next of kin have been informed.