THE 57-year-old Ernst Lichtenstrasser from NIMT has been arrested and is being held in Swakopmund as a suspect on double murder charges after the assassination of two NIMT-managers at Arandis last week.
The suspect Josef Ernst Lichtenstrasser, appeared this morning at the Karibib Magistrate Court for Contravening of Section 33 of Arms and Ammunitions Act, Act 7/1996. He was charged because he was in possession of ammunition without a firearms license and the case was postponed to the 27 May 2019 for further investigations. He was not granted bail.
After the court appearance in Karibib, Lichtenstrasser was charged with the two counts of murder and will appear in the Swakopmund magistrates court.