KEETMANSHOOP: The Namibian Police Force in the Karas Region (NamPol) in the Karas Region has reported that a body of an unknown mature male was retrieved from the Orange River on Sunday.
The body was discovered by a passerby floating near Amanzi River Trails at about 9h30, in Noordoewer settlement.
Keetmanshoop NamPol’s Chief Inspector Niikodemus Nampala told Nampa Friday that the unknown man was wearing a white t-shirt, black in complexion and is 1.6 metres in height.
Police therefore calls on residents of Noordoewer and the region to go to Norrdoewer police station and identify the body.
“Those who have lost a family member, friend or a colleague should go to Noordoewer police to find out if they know the body,” Nampala said.
Others who might also have information on the incident can call 063 297117.
In an unrelated incident a 21 year-old man was stab with a sharp object in the eye by a 28-year-old man.
Nampala says the victim Elleste Plaatjie was transported to Windhoek Friday immediately after the stabbing.
It is not yet clear whether Plaatjie’s eyeball is damaged or not.
The stabbing took place at Groenliggies Bar in Kronlein residential area at about 23H30.
Police could also not tell what caused the stabbing but suspects that it might have been triggered by alcohol misuse.
The suspect is arrested and is expected in Keetmanshoop Magistrate court today.
(edited)KEETMANSHOOP, 30 JUL (NAMPA) – The body of an unknown man was retrieved from the Orange River on Sunday.
It was discovered by a passerby floating near the Amanzi River Trails in the Noordoewer settlement at about 09h30.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Chief Inspector Niikodemus Nampala told Nampa on Monday that the unknown man is black in complexion, is 1.6 metres tall and was wearing a white T-shirt.
Police then called on residents of Noordoewer and the Karas Region to come forth and identify the body.
“Those who have lost a family member, friend or a colleague should go to the Noordoewer Police Station to see if they know the dead man,” Nampala said.
In an unrelated incident, a 21-year-old man was stabbed with a sharp object in the eye by a 28-year-old man.
Nampala said the victim, Elleste Plaatjie, was transported to Windhoek on Friday immediately after the stabbing incident.
The extent of the damage to Plaatjie’s eye has not yet been determined.
The stabbing took place at Groenliggies Bar in the Kronlein residential area at about 23h30.
Police could also not say what caused the stabbing.
The suspect was arrested, and was expected to appear in the Keetmanshoop Magistrate’s Court on Monday this week.