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Six commit suicide over the weekend

Six commit suicide over the weekend

Zorena Jantze

 

THE Namibian Police are concerned about an increase in suicides, with a total of six bodies discovered over the weekend.

 

According to the weekend serious crime bulletin provided by the Public Relations Division of the Namibian Police, the youngest victim was a 17-year-old girl.

 

According to the report on 12 February 2021 at about 06:00 at Osisia village, a body of a female person identified as Maria Nawanga.

 

Six commit suicide weekend Namibian Police increase suicides discovered
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The body of the 17-year-old girl was found hanging on a tree with a wire around her neck. Her next of kin are informed and police investigations continue.

 

In another incident on 12 February at about 09:30 at Warmbad, the body of a male person identified as Jan Lukas Isaaks, 41, was also found hanging with an electrical cord in a room around his neck. His next of kin are informed. Police investigation continues.

 

On the same day in Otjimbingwe at about 12:00, at Otjimbingwe Police Station, a body of a male person identified as Williams Gertze, 41, was found hanging on the burglar door with his trousers around his neck. It is alleged that the deceased was arrested on an Assault Common and Breach of Protection Order read with the Domestic Violence Act and was kept in the holding cell in the charge office. His next of kin are informed and police investigations continue.

 

In another suicide in Opuwo on 12 February at about 06:00 in the Otjitunganane Village, a body of a man identified as Mutambo Uapatana Kaurikire, 74, was found dead at a cattle post. It is alleged that the deceased shot himself with a .303-hunting rifle. His next of kin were informed and police investigations continue.

 

The decomposed body of an unidentified male was also discovered in Kamanjab on Saturday 13 February at about 17:30 at Kap en Bou location. It is alleged that the unidentified man was found hanging on a tree. The discovery was made by some people who were collecting firewood. The deceased’s next of kin are not yet informed and police investigations continue.

 

In a similar incident at Koës, on 13 February 2021 at about 10:00 at farm Goub, a decomposed body of a male person identified as Martin Booysen Haingura, 25, was found lying dead under a tree. The discovery was made by the farm owner. The deceased’s next of kin are informed and police investigations continue.

 

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