A MAN is fighting for his life at the Onandjokwe Hospital, after another man slashed him with a panga on the forehead at Akazulu village in the Engoodi Constituency in Oshikoto Region over the weekend.
According to the Namibian Police’s crime report issued on Monday, the alleged attempted murder incident took place on Friday last week at about 13h00.
“It is alleged that the suspect, 30, attacked the victim, also 30, with a panga and slashed him on the forehead. The victim sustained an open wound during a fighting that erupted when the victim was defending his ex-girlfriend,’ read the report.
According to the report, the suspect also sustained head injuries after he was beaten by the victim with a knobkerrie during the fight.
The suspect, who also received medical treatment at the same hospital, was discharged from the hospital and arrested immediately thereafter.
The suspect already appeared in the Tsumeb Magistrate’s Court on Monday morning.