INDEPENDENT Patriots for Change has suspended its councillor for the Swakopmund constituency and chairperson for the Erongo region, Ciske Howard-Smith.
Howard-Smith on Wednesday confirmed her suspension, but did not provide further information.
"Yes, I have been suspended, but I am still waiting for the suspension letter," she said.
A source within the party confirmed that party president Panduleni Itula suspended Howard-Smith on Wednesday afternoon.
This is a developing story.