A Windhoek resident and mother of a six-year-old child is expected to appear in the Katutura Magistrate's Court tomorrow on a charge of assault.

In a video that went viral on social media, a mother from Windhoek's Lucia Street in the Greenwell Matongo residential area is seen mercilessly beating and choking her biological child as she cries for help.
Police Spokesperson, Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, said the suspect was arrested and a case was opened by a Social Worker from the Ministry of Social Welfare who attended the incident.

The suspect was charged with assault through threatening and common assault and will appear in the Katutura Magistrate's Court.



Laimi Hainghumbi