A 37-YEAR-OLD man brutally murdered his 29-year-old girlfriend, Mwakondjanale Amuulo, by inflicting multiple head injuries with a hammer and axe before slitting her throat with a kitchen knife at the Oshimpangwa village in the Omusati Region.
Omusati Regional Commander, Commissioner Titus Shikongo, said the suspect has been arrested, but has yet to be charge for the murder read with combating of domestic violence Act.
“It’s alleged that the suspect used a hammer and an axe to hit the deceased over the head and further used a kitchen knife to slit the deceased’s throat, resulting in the deceased dying on the spot,” said Shikongo.
Shikongo added that the lovers were cohabitating for the deceased’s house and that they were home alone when the incident took place at around 01:30 early this morning.
“The deceased was last seen during the evening hours at local cuca shops where she works as a bartender at one of the shebeens,” he said.
He indicated that the deceased’s body was transported to the Okahao police mortuary for a postmortem examination.
Shikongo concluded that the motive behind the senseless killing is still unknown as police investigations are ongoing.