ONGWEDIVA - A pensioner from Amukulungundju village in Omuthiya area, Oshikoto was arrested for culpable homicide after he allegedly bumped and killed his seven-year-old grandson.
It is alleged that the 63-year-old male driver was reversing his vehicle when he accidentally ran-over the boy who was behind the car.
According to the police crime report, the minor died on the spot due to head injuries.
The victim’s next of kin have been informed.
In another unrelated incident, a 26-year-old man sustained head injuries after he was bumped by a vehicle. The accident took place over the weekend, alongside Ongwediva-Ondangwa main road.
According to the police, the victim was crossing the road when the incident occurred. The victim is currently admitted to Oshakati State Hospital and is in a stable health condition.