Baby girl’s lifeless body discovered in Hakahana

WINDHOEK: The lifeless body of a seven-month baby girl was discovered in a dustbin at Hakahana open market in Katutura, on Saturday.

A weekend crime report issued by the Namibian Police Force on Monday indicated that the body was discovered by a passerby who was searching for food in the dustbin at about 16h59.

‘It is alleged that the male passerby informed a member of the public who then alerted the police,’ it read.

In a similar incident, the lifeless body of a 32-year-old Ndakondja Lukas was on Saturday discovered with stab wounds by a passerby at Swakopmund’s DRC location, in the Erongo region.

It is alleged that someone was heard screaming for help between 23h00 and 00h00 as well as at 02h00 and suddenly went quiet.

No arrest has been made and the deceased’s next of kin have been informed.

Meanwhile, a 38-year-old Namibian male was reportedly stabbed six times with an unknown object by an unknown suspect near Sundowner Bar at Uis in the Erongo region.

The incident happened at about 01h30 when the
victim was allegedly attacked with an unknown object on his back, head, face, and arms which as a result inflicted deep open wounds.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment and his condition is said to be serious, but stable, the report concluded.

Investigations in all matters continue.
Source: The Namibia Press Agency