Crime

Bloody weekend for our women and girls

1 day - 17 October 2017 | Crime

A 30-year-old man is behind bars after he allegedly killed his ex-girlfriend by hacking her to death in Kavango West on Sunday, while Kavango East police say at least nine cases of assault against women...

Reward for info on pangolin poachers

5 days ago - 13 October 2017 | Crime

Namibian environmental non-profit organisations together with the environment ministry are offering a cash reward for any tip-offs that could lead to the arrest of pangolin poachers and traffickers or could prevent illegal pangolin killings or...

Alleged Chinese briber gets N$15 000 bail

5 days ago - 13 October 2017 | Crime

The Tsumeb Magistrate's Court yesterday granted Mo Yongmeng (36) bail of N$15 000 after he was arrested for attempting to bribe an official at the Oshivelo checkpoint on Monday with N$200.Yongmeng was arrested around 09:00...

Woman charged with raping boy

1 week ago - 10 October 2017 | Crime

A 24-year-old woman, Catherine Cooper, appeared before the Swakopmund magistrate's court yesterday charged with raping a 15-year-old boy.Cooper allegedly raped the boy on several occasions between August and 5 October in the Mondesa neighbourhood of...

Cop appears for stealing from inmate

1 week ago - 09 October 2017 | Crime

The Oshana police have arrested a senior police officer stationed at Ondangwa for the theft of N$15 000 from an inmate, under false pretence. Inspector Hilma Kayele appeared before the Ondangwa Magistrate's Court on Friday.The...

Wildlife and diamond smugglers caught

1 week ago - 06 October 2017 | Crime

An undercover police operation on Tuesday led to the arrest of two unnamed men in the parking lot of a Klein Windhoek grocery store after...

Daylight robbery at Air Namibia snuffed

1 week ago - 05 October 2017 | Crime

The attempted theft of N$1.1 million was averted at Air Namibia when Standard Bank alerted the airline yesterday that an illegal diversion of money meant...

Two minors raped

1 week ago - 05 October 2017 | Crime

The police in the Oshikoto Region have arrested a 24-year-old man for allegedly raping a girl, 13, at Onakankuzi West village in the region during...

Namibia turns into poachers' paradise

2 weeks ago - 04 October 2017 | Crime

Namibia has been identified as a significant link in the international rhino-horn smuggling network. This follows a surge in rhino poaching in Namibia since...

Boois files complaint against Katrina

2 weeks ago - 04 October 2017 | Crime

Former Hardap chief regional officer Yvonne Boois last week filed eight charges of fraud and corruption with the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) against the minister of...

Woman shot, boyfriend surrenders

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2017 | Crime

A Windhoek man surrendered to the police yesterday after allegedly killing his girlfriend in the Otjomuise residential area in the early morning hours.According to a...

Man jailed again for stepdaughter rape

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2017 | Crime

A 64-year-old man who was acquitted on a charge of rape of his stepdaughter last year and fined N$10 000 for a lesser charge relating...

Crime

Land grabber injured at Katima...

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2017 | Crime

One of the leaders of a group of alleged land grabbers at Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi Region on Thursday sustained injuries to his leg...

Police seek brutal attackers

2 weeks ago - 28 September 2017 | Crime

The Erongo police have asked for help in identifying the attackers who assaulted a man in Swakopmund last week and left him lying unconscious in...

Murder-suicide at northern village

2 weeks ago - 28 September 2017 | Crime

A 23-year-old woman was hacked to death with a panga and her killer committed suicide at Omahalya village in the Anamulenge constituency on Monday.The Omusati...

Omukiintu a dhipagwa mOmusati

2 weeks ago - 28 September 2017 | Crime

ØJANA-MARI SMITH & ILENI NANDJATOOpolisi yaMusati oya popi kutya Hanna Rauha Bendeka okwa hulitha konima sho a tetagulwa nomakatana molutu aluhe.Ohonda ye, ngoka e li...

Mob attacks cop

3 weeks ago - 27 September 2017 | Crime

A police officer was attacked and stabbed in Zambia Street in Windhoek's Havana location on Sunday afternoon.Members of the City Police and the Namibian Police...

Farmer shot and killed

3 weeks ago - 26 September 2017 | Crime

A farmer in the Outjo district, Heinz Kossman, 71, was shot dead - allegedly by his farmworker - last night. The incident occurred at farm...

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