Man dies after being set on fire

A man identified as Jaco Hendriks succumbed to his injuries in the Katutura State Hospital after he was set on fire by unknown persons on Sunday.

The police have reported that the incident took place between 13h00 and 16h00 in Gammams riverbed, behind Single Quarters.

The man’s naked body was discovered by passers-by who were walking in the riverbed and then alerted the police.

Emergency services rushed the man to the hospital where he later died.

The police have asked for any persons with information that might lead to an arrest of the perpetrators to contact Deputy Commissioner Abner Agas on 0811242649.