Crime

Police divers search for drowning victims

1 day - 18 December 2018 | Crime

Police divers are searching for the bodies of four girls - aged 13, 15, 16 and 17 - who drowned in the Orange River on Sunday. According to the chief police spokesperson, Deputy Commissioner...

Mom arrested for gruesome murder

2 days ago - 17 December 2018 | Crime

KENYA KAMBOWEThe Omusati police have arrested a 31-year-old Angolan woman for allegedly killing her five-month-old daughter by bashing her head against a concrete bench and then throwing her over a boundary wall.She is expected to...

Husband shoots wife, commits suicide

4 days ago - 14 December 2018 | Crime

Another gruesome murder-suicide occurred last night in Oshakati, when a man shot his wife dead and then committed suicide. According to police spokesperson, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi, the incident occurred at about 21:00 at a...

Cuban doctor charged with rape

5 days ago - 14 December 2018 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT A Cuban doctor has been arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a colleague at a local Windhoek state hospital’s flats.Dr Luis Pedro was arrested on Tuesday following the alleged rape...

Mistrust bogs down justice system

5 days ago - 14 December 2018 | Crime

A new study on the barriers undermining the push to fight the tide of rising corruption in Namibia highlights the role of the bottlenecks, backlogs and judicial missteps within the country's criminal justice system that...

Man shoots ex, himself

1 week ago - 12 December 2018 | Crime

Another murder-suicide occurred over the long weekend, in which a man shot his ex-girlfriend and then himself.According to the police, 48-year-old Keib Diedrich shot Monalisa...

Child neglect rampant

1 week ago - 06 December 2018 | Crime

A crime-fighting operation led by female police officers has resulted in the extraction of 56 children younger than 18 and nine mothers carrying babies from...

Gang rape suspects arrested

2 weeks ago - 05 December 2018 | Crime

Two suspects were arrested for gang raping an 18-year-old in Karibib yesterday.According to the police's crime investigation coordinator for the Erongo Region, Deputy Commissioner Erastus...

Angolans arrested with N$2.1m

2 weeks ago - 04 December 2018 | Crime

?Four Angolans were arrested at Hosea Kutako International Airport on Friday for failing to declare US$53 805 (about N$2.1 million) when they entered Namibia.According to...

Toolkit to fight wildlife crime

2 weeks ago - 04 December 2018 | Crime

A new project was launched last week that will assist Namibia in its efforts to fight wildlife crime. The International Consortium on Combatting Wildlife Crime...

Elite unit nails 73 poachers

2 weeks ago - 30 November 2018 | Crime

A multi-disciplinary taskforce that has been operating since the end of July has made significant inroads in the fight against poaching, making 73 arrests.According to...

Rehoboth cop caught with drugs

2 weeks ago - 29 November 2018 | Crime

A 24-year-old constable stationed at the Rehoboth police station was arrested on Monday for allegedly being in possession of three cannabis cigarettes and one mandrax...

Crime

Roads, bars claim more lives

3 weeks ago - 27 November 2018 | Crime

Four men were arrested at the weekend after two AK-47 assault rifles and ammunition were found in their car at a roadblock near Otjiwarongo.According to...

Epupa stolen baby still missing

3 weeks ago - 27 November 2018 | Crime

A year and six months have gone by without inroads being made by police to find the six-month-old baby stolen from her mother in early...

Teacher's body found

3 weeks ago - 23 November 2018 | Crime

The body of a 49-year-old teacher, who went missing on Sunday morning from Ongha in Ohangwena, was discovered yesterday in the Oshikoto Region.Peneyambeko Hangala-Ndeunyema was...

Teacher’s lifeless body found

3 weeks ago - 22 November 2018 | Crime

The body of a 49-year-old teacher, who went missing on Sunday morning from Ongha in Ohangwena, was discovered yesterday in the Oshikoto Region.Peneyambeko Hangala-Ndeunyema was...

Pangolin suspects get bail

3 weeks ago - 21 November 2018 | Crime

Two men arrested on Monday in possession of two live pangolins at the Mururani border checkpoint were granted bail of N$5 000 each in the...

Namibians feel unsafe

4 weeks ago - 21 November 2018 | Crime

Namibia is ranked as one of the worst countries when it comes to law and order.The global polling group Gallup has published the results of...

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