A NINE-YEAR-OLD boy was beaten to death by a fellow learner at Epoli Combined school in the Ohangwena region.
He has been identified as Tangeni-Omwene Haufiku, a grade three learner at the school.
It is alleged that the late Haufiku on 26 July was assaulted by a fellow 9-year-old boy, who repeatedly punched him in the head and face at the Eenghango village while on the way home from school.
The victim was also severely assaulted with fists to his nose, resulting in heavy nose bleeding.
He was taken to the Ongha clinic on Monday, 29 July, for treatment, however, he died on Friday at about 01:30 at his home at IiIagati village.