On 29 January 2016 at 1000hrs at Farm Oupenbameva, 300 metres (north) outside Hosea Kutako Airport runway, a privately owned plane CESNA Aircraft carrying three occupants crashed, killing all occupants instantly. Investigation is underway to determine the cause of the plane crash. The deceased are not identified, pending DNA results.
Ngoma - On 30 January 2016 at 0800hrs at Mafuta area, it is alleged that 48-years-old Josephine Muundia Lifasi was found hanging from a tree in the nearby bushes. No suicide note left, police investigation continues.
Katima Mulilo- On 29 January 2016 at 0800hrs at Sabeo village, it is alleged that 85-years-old Mulemwa Thomasd Sililo was found hanging from the roof in his sleeping hut. No suicide note left, police investigation continues.
On 30 January 2016 at Club Paradise at 2200hrs, it is alleged that a fight broke and the suspect kicked the victim. The victim fell on the cemented floor and died instantly.
He is identified as Edward Oscar Motinga (37). The suspect (21) fled however was later handed over to the police by the family. Police investigation continues.
On 27 January 2016 at Katonyana village, a man (41) shot and injured his wife and stepdaughter with a shotgun. It is alleged that an argument erupted between the suspect and the wife whereby the wife ran to the children’s room. The suspect came with a shotgun and fired causing leg injuries to both.
The wife sustained serious injuries and is admitted at Katima Mulilo State Hospital, in a critical condition.Police investigation continues.