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Abusive master of ceremonies commits suicide

Abusive master of ceremonies commits suicide

Maria David


THE 37-year-old Petrus Simon has allegedly ended his own life after leaving a message that he was going to kill himself on Sunday evening.


The Namibian Police’s community affairs division representative, Warrant Officer Frieda Shikole said the incident occurred around 21:00 at Oshakati West.


Shikole noted that the deceased served as master of ceremonies at a banquet celebrating the baptism of his brother’s son.


It is alleged that Simon was drinking heavily throughout the vent before he started quarrelling with “almost with everybody”. He was warned of possible arrest after he manhandled some of the guests.


Shikole said that Simon informed the party-goers that he was going to kill himself whereafter he went to his bedroom. He locked himself inside while the rest of the people continued partying outside the house.
The deceased was later discovered hanging from the roof of his bedroom with a belt around his neck.


Shikole indicated that no foul play is suspected at this stage f the investigation into the matter.


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