Brawl at illegal pub turns tragic
Two suspects arrested
08 May 2021 | Crime
Two men were arrested after a man was stabbed to death at an illegal liquor outlet in DRC, Swakopmund during the early morning hours of Saturday.
According to police reports, a 34-year-old man was arrested in connection with murder after he got into a fight with the 25-year-old victim.
The suspect reportedly stabbed the victim with an unknown sharp object in the side of his abdomen and on the head. The victim was taken to the Swakopmund State Hospital where he succumbed to the injuries sustained in the brawl.
The 33-year-old owner of the venue was arrested on charges relating to the violation of the public health and environmental act and the liquor act. He was also detained for gathering people after curfew hours, selling liquor after liquor trading hours and not having relevant licensing to sell liquor.
Police investigations into both matters continue.