Namibia: Man Hands Himself Over After Ex-Girlfriend Shooting

A 45-year-old man allegedly shot dead his ex-girlfriend following a disagreement on Thursday afternoon.

According to Omusati police regional commander, commisioner Titus Shikongo, the incident happened at Oshikuku in Omusati region.

Shikongo said the suspect and his eight-year-old daughter went to meet the deceased who was coming from Oshakati.

The deceased, identified as Eustella Andjamba, is the child's mother.

"A disagreement started between the two while they were in the suspect's vehicle," he said.

The suspect stopped the vehicle near a soccer field and all three of them disembarked. The deceased allegedly started walking away while the suspect was opening the boot of his vehicle. He took his pistol from the boot and shot the deceased, Shikongo said.

"The suspect thereafter allegedly pointed the pistol to the daughter, fortunately the pistol developed a stoppage and couldn't fire. He went into his vehicle and drove away but later handed himself at Oshikuku police station after a chase by members of community," he said.

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