Minor boy’s lifeless body discovered floating in earth dam at Okaku

The lifeless body of a nine-year-old boy was discovered floating in an earth dam at Ombuga Ya Shigunda village, in the Okaku Constituency of the Oshana region, on Saturday.

Head of Oshana Community Policing Sub-Division, Chief Inspector Thomas Aiyambo confirmed this on Tuesday, saying the incident occurred while the deceased with two other minors, aged five and seven, were looking after goats.

It is alleged that the deceased went to look after the goats at his grandmother’s house last week Friday, and never returned home.

‘The community went in search of the deceased and only discovered his lifeless body on Saturday morning, floating in the water in Ombuga ya Shigunda earth dam,’ he said.

He was identified as Shatimwene Andreas.

Police investigations continue.

Source: The Namibia Press Agency