Assault goes wrong as victim dies

Abed Ayikomba (32), a Havana informal settlement resident, has been charged with murder after an assault that took place on the 14th of May 2016 near Arandis Street in Havana in the Windhoek district. Ayikomba is alleged to have beaten and stabbed Tarah Muma with a knife in the chest. Muma succumbed to his injuries on the 17th of May 2016 in the Katutura State Hospital. The accused will appear in court on the 17th October 2016 due to further investigations being carried out. He remains in police custody.