Windhoek lawyer threatens MoHSS after state mortuary allegedly lost body of a new-born baby

A Windhoek lawyer, Gilroy Kasper of Murorua, Kurts Kasper Incorporated, has threatened to drag the Ministry of Health and Social Services to the Windhoek High Court after the state mortuary in the capital allegedly lost the body of a new-born baby.

The baby was born to parents Petra Pienaar and Geralld Garieseb on December 25.

According to Pienaar, her baby died during birth at the Katutura State Hospital in December last year.

After she and the father of the baby boy were shown the body, the body was moved to the state mortuary at the Central Hospital.

Namibian Police request the public to help identifying a female body

The Namibian Police are asking the public for help in identifying a female body stored in the Windhoek Police Mortuary or to contact them if they are aware of a missing person in their area.

According to the Head of NamPol's Public Relations Division, Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, an unknown female was bumped by a car nearly two months ago on Sam Nujoma Drive near Otjomuise.

The unidentified woman is estimated to be between 17 and 25 years old.

Deputy Commissioner Shikwambi says no positive identification has been done to date.