An 18 year old man has been arrested for stabbing to death Petrus Kadhikwa (21) over a broken wrist watch on Monday evening.
The incident was confirmed by Oshana Regional spokesperson Warrant Officer Frieda Shikole on Tuesday.
According to Shikole the incident occurred around 22:00 at Omuthiya waShikongo cuca shops in Oshuushe village in the area of Ondangwa.
“It is alleged that the deceased and suspect were wrestling over a newly bought wrist watch which belongs to the suspect, that the deceased allegedly broke in the process,” said Shikole.
She added that the accused allegedly got angry and took an Okapi pocket knife and stabbed the deceased with it once in the chest. The victim died on the spot.
Suspect was arrested and suspected murder weapon has been recovered.
His expected to appear in the Ondangwa Magistrates Court this week, while police investigation into the matter continues.