REHOBOTH, 03 JUN – A 24-year-old man was stabbed to death at a bar in Mariental on Saturday.
Deputy Chief Inspector of the Namibian Police Force’s Hardap Crime Investigations Unit, Simon Muhinda told Nampa that the deceased has been identified as Fillipus Sheuyange.
He said between 01h00 and 01h30, a fight broke out in front of the bar and two men were stabbed.
“Sheuyange died on the scene and 33-year-old Joseph Lazarus is in a stable condition in the hospital,” Muhinda said.
It is not known who stabbed them.
Sheuyange’s next of kin have been informed of his death and police investigations continue.
Muhinda further reported that a case of negligent, reckless and drunken driving was reported to the Aranos Police Station after a vehicle overturned around 23h00 on Friday in the New Extension residential area.
“The suspect drove a white Volkswagen Polo with Rehoboth registration and his alcohol level was in excess of 0.67 per cent. He lost control over the vehicle and hit an electric pole, causing the vehicle to overturn and land on its roof,” he said.
The driver of the vehicle, who only has a learner’s licence, was arrested.