Otjimbingwe axe murder accused appears in Karibib Magistrate's Court

Otjimbingwe axe murder accused appears in Karibib Magistrate's Court

The case of a 27-year-old man accused of murdering his employer with an axe at Otjimbingwe has been postponed to 17 January 2019 for further investigation and legal aid application.
Nicolaus Kazana Mangundu Hausiku made his first appearance in the Karibib Magistrate's Court on Thursday.
The suspect is charged with murder, two counts of theft, kidnapping, driving without a licence and reckless driving.
Hausiku allegedly killed his boss Hendrick Coetzee at a farm on Saturday and kidnapped the victim's wife.
Coetzee was milking goats in the kraal when the suspect asked his wife for a firearm.
Upon hearing they didn't have a firearm the accused allegedly took an axe and hit Coetzee until he died.
The suspect allegedly stole some items in the house, took the couple's car and forced the wife to get in before driving off.
He the lost control of the vehicle and fled the scene.
Police captured him at Rundu on Monday where he appeared in court on a separate charge of possession of cannabis.