KEETMANSHOOP: A 23-year-old woman from Ariamsvlei settlement in the Karas Region bled to death after she was allegedly stabbed on the left breast by a 19-year-old female friend.
The deceased, Mauricha Elbina Matroos, was also stabbed on the right side of her neck, close to the ear, and was pronounced dead on the spot.
The two had allegedly been fighting over alcohol.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Crime Investigations Coordinator for the Karas Region, Deputy Commissioner Rudolf Isaak told Nampa that the fight started when the suspect took alcohol belonging to Matroos and drank it without her consent.
Matroos’s next of kin have already been informed of her death.
The suspect was arrested on the same day and is expected to appear in the Karasburg District Court tomorrow.