THE 25 –year-old Sydney Haraseb is fighting for his life in the intensive care unit of a Windhoek hospital after being stabbed several times at a bar in Swakopmund.
According to the incident report provided by the Namibian Police in the Erongo Region the stabbing occurred at about 01:30 in the early hours of Saturday morning during a fight at the Strong Bar in the Tamariskia suburb of Swakopmund.
According to the report Haraseb was stabbed in the chest, arm and back and by a 24-year-old man who fled the scene of the attack with his friends. However Haraseb’s friends chased the suspect and hit him with a bottle over the head when they caught him.
The suspect did not sustain any serious injuries and was handed over to police officers who attended the scene. He was arrested and charged with attempted murder.
Haraseb was taken to the Swakopmund State Hospital for emergency medical treatment, but shortly afterwards, he was transported to the intensive care unit of a Windhoek hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.