Crime

Trafficking probe deepens

2 days ago - 23 June 2017 | Crime

An Air Namibia employee and his Angolan accomplice initially charged with human trafficking did not appear in court yesterday because police were still gathering more evidence against the accused. The two are accused of trafficking...

Man allegedly kills neighbour over goats

2 days ago - 23 June 2017 | Crime

A 52-year-old man was due to appear in court yesterday on suspicion of murdering his 68-year-old neighbour.The incident occurred at Onamhinda village near Oshikango in the Ohangwena Region on Wednesday afternoon.The Ohangwena police spokesperson Sergeant...

Inmates get 26 years for prison cell murder

2 days ago - 23 June 2017 | Crime

The High Court has sentenced three prison inmates - convicted for killing a fellow convict in 2012 after an alleged love triangle - to a further 26 years imprisonment. The three inmates Herman Rukero, 28,...

Rundu police probe child trafficking

2 days ago - 23 June 2017 | Crime

The police in Kavango East are investigating cases of human trafficking following the circulation of video footage on social media where two men from Rundu confessed to being willing to sell their biological children for...

Ndeitunga livid over trafficking charges

3 days ago - 22 June 2017 | Crime

Police chief Sebastian Ndeitunga said the arrest of an Air Namibia employee and his accomplice for alleged human trafficking is an embarrassment for the country and it is shocking that the “national carrier has been...

Nawa arrested for allegedly selling leased land

3 days ago - 22 June 2017 | Crime

Former Katima Mulilo CEO Charles Nawa was arrested on Tuesday on charges of corruption and fraud after he allegedly sold council land, which he was...

35 years for murder

4 days ago - 21 June 2017 | Crime

Domestic violence is regarded as an aggravating factor when imposing sentences. This offence is prevalent in Namibia and our society craves for the assistance of...

Murder suspect wants her mental state examined

4 days ago - 21 June 2017 | Crime

The defence lawyer of the widow accused of murder plot against her husband has submitted an application to have his client referred for psychiatric observation.Hipura...

N$2.5m cigarette fraud trial nears end

5 days ago - 20 June 2017 | Crime

The trial of two men allegedly acting with common purpose to steal cigarettes worth N$2.5 million from a Walvis Bay warehouse was postponed to 26...

Top Henties official bust for stock theft

6 days ago - 19 June 2017 | Crime

A high-level Henties Bay municipal official was arrested this weekend in connection with stock theft. His identity is known to Namibian Sun, but he cannot...

Ndeitunga blasts child rape

6 days ago - 19 June 2017 | Crime

Following the commemoration of the Day of the African Child, the chief of the police, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga, has spoken out about the surge in...

Namibia’s anti-graft strategy needs tweaking

1 week ago - 15 June 2017 | Crime

A number of flaws identified in Namibia’s anti-corruption strategy and action plan have raised questions about the effectiveness of the plan, which could further dent...

Crime

Man kills pregnant lover with...

1 week ago - 13 June 2017 | Crime

A man allegedly killed his 16-year-old pregnant girlfriend and hanged himself on Friday evening. According to the police, the 34-year-old man repeatedly hit his girlfriend...

Three arrested for extortion

1 week ago - 13 June 2017 | Crime

A racketeering and extortion scam already involving more than N$300 000 has been uncovered, with three people arrested, while a fourth suspect is still at...

Erongo police crack down on...

1 week ago - 13 June 2017 | Crime

Erongo police last week confiscated dozens of knives, guns, scissors, pangas and other dangerous weapons, as well as illegal drugs, during a week-long stop and...

Julius may access accounts for...

2 weeks ago - 09 June 2017 | Crime

One of the accused in the massive fraud and tax evasion case involving N$3.5 billion and whose assets were frozen, yesterday reached a settlement agreement...

Rape of 12-year-old results in...

2 weeks ago - 08 June 2017 | Crime

A manhunt for an unidentified Namibian man is underway by the Namibian police who has been accused of raping a 12-year-old girlover the course of...

Booze, pills before fatal shooting

2 weeks ago - 08 June 2017 | Crime

Hours of excessive drinking while watching the funeral of South African white supremacist leader Eugene Terreblanche preceded the fatal shooting of a woman allegedly at...

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