The Namibian Police in the Oshana Region has opened an inquest into the death of 32-year-old security guard after he shot himself with his service pistol at the site he was guarding.
Sergeant Frieda Shikole of the Namibian Police confirmed that the incident occurred on Wednesday at the NBC tower in Oshakati East.
“Investigation into the matter so far indicated that the 32 year old man, employed by Oshana Security, committed suicide with his service pistol by shooting himself in the head through the mouth. He died on the spot. The victim left a suicide note so, no foul was is suspected,” said Shikole.
According to Shikole, the deceased was a resident of Okandjengedhi location in the Oshakati.
The name of deceased has been withheld as next of kin has not been informed yet.