LUDERITZ: The police at Lüderitz on Sunday morning arrested a 44-year-old man in connection with the murder of a 38-year-old man.
The body of the 39-year-old Leonard Talakonima Shikongo was found in a street in the Amilema informal settlement here in the early hours of Sunday.
The deceased, who was stoned to death, was said to be an employee of the Novanam Fishing Company.
Upon discovery of the body, residents of the informal settlement immediately notified the police, who started searching for the suspect.
It is suspected that Shikongo was killed on Saturday night.
Two big bloodstained rocks were found at the scene of the crime.
The deceased’s next of kin have been informed of his death.
It is not yet clear when the suspect is expected to appear in court.