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Man threatens lover with panga

Mon, 1 February 2016 15:45
by Villager Court Reporter
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Havana resident Angombe Kamenye appeared in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court for threatening to hack his lover with a panga mid-last month. On 16 January 2016, the accused allegedly got into an argument with his lover Agnes Shimbindja while at their residence in Havana. He then continued to threaten his lover A 27-yearold man, Andreas Hikongelwa, who allegedly defrauded two people out of their rent money told the court that he was high on crack cocaine when he committed the crimes. Hikongelwa, who lives in Golgota, was arrested on 1 August 2014, and was charged with fraud. According to court documents, he had on by saying that he will hack her to death with a panga, thereby causing her to fear for her life. Kamenye was arrested three days later, and charged with assault by threat under the Domestic Violence Act. When he made his first appearance before Magistrate Hambeleleni Heita, he told the court that he will defend himself and will not apply 30 July 2014 defrauded a woman of N$2000 by telling her that he is renting out a house (Erf 4292 Monsa Streeet in Soweto), while the house was not his. He told the woman that he is renting out the house for N$3500 per month, and the woman then lost the N$2000 deposit she had put down for the house when she found out that the accused did not even live in nor own the premises. Just a week before for legal assistance. Bail was set at N$1000 with conditions that he should not try to come into contact with the complainant, and should not interfere with police investigations. His case has been remanded to 29 March, while police investigations continue.