Man commits suicide after failing to pay bail - The World's Biggest Pride
Home / AFRICA NEWS / News Africa / Man commits suicide after failing to pay bail

Man commits suicide after failing to pay bail

 

The deceased hanged himself in prison

A 20-year-old Namibian man took his own life while in prison on Thursday at around 13h00.

Namibian Police spokesperson chief inspector Elifas Kuwinga says George Kativa was held in custody at Tsumeb since November 2021, for a case of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He was fined a total of N$7 000.

“He was fined N$5 000 or 24 months imprisonment and an additional fine of N$1 000 for malicious damage to properties or six months imprisonment, as well as another fine of N$1 000 for drug possession while in custody, or three months imprisonment.

“He did not have the money to pay the fines so he was returned back to prison where fellow inmates discovered he had hanged himself,” says Kuwinga.

Source: namibian.com.na

About Elvis Anokye

Check Also

Heavy gunfire heard near Burkina Faso presidential palace amidst coup reports

There are multiple reports of massive gunfire in the capital of Burkina Faso, where a …

At least 22 killed in two DRC helicopter crashes, Congo army says

At least 22 people were killed when two Ugandan military helicopters crashed in east Democratic …

200,000 at risk of starvation as drought ravages Somalia – UN

Somalia is facing a “very alarming” situation after more than four years of drought have …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

WP Twitter Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com