Rehoboth man stabs co-worker to death

Rehoboth man stabs co-worker to death

AN 80-year-old Rehoboth man allegedly went berserk on Saturday morning and stabbed to death a colleague in an argument.

Eyewitnesses said the aged man had a quarrel with Maria Beukes (29) after which he took a knife and stabbed the deceased in the neck. Beukes bled profusely while being rushed to Katutura State Hospital where he later died.* In another incident, Betty Shoombe (23) of Oshitudha village in Uukwaluudhi, in the Omusati Region, allegedly killed her newly born baby and wrapped it in a plastic bag before setting it alight.Okahao Police said Shoombe has since appeared before the court facing murder charges.* Twenty six year old Hendrik Frans was killed on Thursday morning while four other passengers were seriously injured when the driver of a car they were travelling in tried to avoid hitting a kudu that was crossing the road and crashed into a farm gate just outside Okahandja.* Onandjamba Police reported that an eight month baby died when a Toyota Corolla he was travelling in was involved in a head-on collision with a Toyota Conquest between Okalongo and Onandjamba.Six passengers who were injured in the accident were rushed to Oshikuku State Hospital.* In Windhoek, Toyota Hilux, registration number N7886W, was stolen in front of the Kalahari Sands Hotel on Friday afternoon, while its owner, a tourist, was attending to private business.A Police spokesperson said the vehicle is yet to be recovered and no arrests had been made by yesterday.Beukes bled profusely while being rushed to Katutura State Hospital where he later died.* In another incident, Betty Shoombe (23) of Oshitudha village in Uukwaluudhi, in the Omusati Region, allegedly killed her newly born baby and wrapped it in a plastic bag before setting it alight.Okahao Police said Shoombe has since appeared before the court facing murder charges.* Twenty six year old Hendrik Frans was killed on Thursday morning while four other passengers were seriously injured when the driver of a car they were travelling in tried to avoid hitting a kudu that was crossing the road and crashed into a farm gate just outside Okahandja.* Onandjamba Police reported that an eight month baby died when a Toyota Corolla he was travelling in was involved in a head-on collision with a Toyota Conquest between Okalongo and Onandjamba.Six passengers who were injured in the accident were rushed to Oshikuku State Hospital.* In Windhoek, Toyota Hilux, registration number N7886W, was stolen in front of the Kalahari Sands Hotel on Friday afternoon, while its owner, a tourist, was attending to private business.A Police spokesperson said the vehicle is yet to be recovered and no arrests had been made by yesterday.

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