A MAN accused of physically assaulting a toddler was stabbed to death by the child’s father over the weekend at Karasburg.
John Matroos, 28, was stabbed once on the left side of his neck by a 25-year-old man on Saturday, 31 August, at about 18:20.
According to the crime bulletin provided by the Namibian Police, an argument erupted when the deceased, who is also the brother-in-law to the suspect, beat the suspect’s child, who is reportedly 2-year-old.
In another incident involving extreme gender-based violence, 30-year-old Lucina Isabella Quimbra, a resident of Ville waters village at Oshakati East, died after she was killed by a 31-year-old man.
The suspect fled but was arrested on Sunday night.
The police have also reported that a 36-year-old woman, Hanguwo Otiilie Mwateuyi, died instantly after her throat was slit by her lover.
The incident happened in Kuisebmond on Sunday, 1 September, around 18h30.
It is further reported that in the Kavango West region, Mupini Village, a 12-year-old girl was raped by a 49-year-old man.
The incident happened on Tuesday, 27 August, at an unknown time.
It is further alleged that the suspect undressed the victim and raped her. The suspect has been arrested.