A 33-year-old murder suspect Iipinge Sem Shikongo from Kasote village located on the western outskirts of Rundu was on Tuesday granted bail of N$5 000 by the Rundu Magistrate’s Court.
Shikongo was arrested on Sunday at Zerura Entertainment Centre shebeen after he allegedly punched another man on the neck. The victim is said to have fallen, hit his head against a brick and died.
Shikongo’s case was remanded to November 30 for further police investigations and to enable him to acquire the services of a lawyer due to the seriousness of the charges he faces.
Shikongo appeared before Rundu magistrate Helen P. Olaiya and Helvy Hanhele prosecuted.