Officer in the Namibian Police VIP Protection Directorate committs suicide

Officer in the Namibian Police VIP Protection Directorate committs suicide

An officer in the Namibian Police VIP Protection Directorate committed suicide over the weekend.
According to a report issued by the Namibian Police on Sunday, the incident happened on Saturday afternoon, on a gravel road in Windhoek's Brakwater area.
The 34-year-old officer, Jonas Erastus Nakatati, of the VIPP Directorate, shot himself in the head with a service pistol.
It is reported that the officer's actions followed after he overturned a vehicle he had been driving, a Toyota Hilux Double Cab with a GRN number plate.
A Police investigation into the incident is underway.
An elderly woman at Okaluwa village in the Omuntele area near Okatope also committed suicide on Saturday.
Police have identified the 78-year-old woman as Toini Nakanyala.
Nakanyala's body was found by her daughter, hanging in her sleeping hut with a rope around the neck.