Couple burnt to death in bedroom in the North

Couple burnt to death in bedroom in the North

POLICE in the Ohangwena Region are investigating the circumstances under which a 63-year-old man and his 30-year-old female friend burned to death at a settlement near Ongha village in the region on Friday.

The Police commander in the region, Deputy Commissioner Armas Shivute, identified the two deceased persons as Daniel Ndeevelo (63) and Elizabeth Nduulinawa Kalimbo (30). Ndeevelo was a resident of Oshali village near Ongha, while Kalimbo was from Oshikunde village in the eastern part of the Ohangwena region, Shivute said.Reports have it that Ndeevelo and Kalimbo were lovers, and burned to death in their bedroom while sleeping at 08h00 on Friday morning.The cause of the fire is yet to be determined, said Shivute.Ndeevelo was the father of Festus Ndeevelo, a 17-year-old schoolboy who died on July 8 last year, allegedly after he was punished by his teachers.Two teachers have been arrested in connection with his death.According to the family, Daniel Ndeevelo will be buried at Ongha this morning.Ndeevelo was a resident of Oshali village near Ongha, while Kalimbo was from Oshikunde village in the eastern part of the Ohangwena region, Shivute said.Reports have it that Ndeevelo and Kalimbo were lovers, and burned to death in their bedroom while sleeping at 08h00 on Friday morning.The cause of the fire is yet to be determined, said Shivute.Ndeevelo was the father of Festus Ndeevelo, a 17-year-old schoolboy who died on July 8 last year, allegedly after he was punished by his teachers.Two teachers have been arrested in connection with his death.According to the family, Daniel Ndeevelo will be buried at Ongha this morning.

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