Man drinks 'Ombike' falls and dies

A resident of Onayena fell and died while drinking Ombike (traditional liquor) on Saturday, the Police reported last week.

The man who has been identified as Petrus Usko, 64, was drinking at Onandobo cucashop in the afternoon on Saturday when he fell from his chair and died on the spot.

The police report said that the cause of death has not been determined yet as a post mortem has not been conducted.

An unnatural death case has been registered with the police, while police investigations continue.

In another unnatural death case, the police in Oshakati reported that a 52 year old man collapsed and died on Saturday evening.

Although the police did not go into detail on what business Nuyoma Lukas Iipinge had at a cucashop in his area, it reported that the incident happened around 18h15.

The deceased’s next of kin have been informed and police investigations in the matter continue.