Man drowns in Chobe River while fishing

Man drowns in Chobe River while fishing

A 31-year-old Zambian national allegedly drowned in the Chobe River at Ngoma area of the Zambezi region on Saturday, after his canoe capsized while fishing alongside the river. According to the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) weekend crime report on Sunday, the incident happened at around 10h00 and the body of the man was retrieved from the river. His next of kin have not yet been informed. In a separate incident, a lifeless body of an Angolan national, whose age is unknown, was allegedly discovered in his sleeping room at Otanaha village in Oshikoto region on Friday. The deceased was discovered by his neighbours at about 08h00. The deceased was allegedly a domestic worker in the house where he was found dead. His next of kin were not yet informed. Meanwhile, police in Omusati are investigating a case of attempted murder after an unnamed suspect allegedly stabbed a 28-year-old man on the left lower abdomen, left arm and in the chest with a knife at Onkaanka village in Otamanzi constituency on Friday. The victim is reportedly admitted, in a stable condition, at Oshakati State Hospital in the Oshana region. According to the crime report, the suspect is known by the victim, but not yet arrested as he fled the area after the incident. Police in Oshana region on Saturday arrested a male suspect on charges of culpable homicide and driving without a license after he allegedly bumped and killed a 36-years-old male along the Ondangwa main road on Friday. According to the crime report, the incident happened when the deceased was trying to cross the road. He was identified as Shipanga Amagulu and his next of kin were informed. Police investigations in all matters continue.