Crime

Cuban doctor charged with rape

44 minutes ago | 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

44 minutes ago | 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

2 days 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 Uibaqub Xoagus (27) with a 9mm pistol in Cater Street,...

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 shebeens, bars and liquor stores over a period of just...

Gang rape suspects arrested

1 week 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 Iikuyu, the suspects Deon Muyenga (21) and Josef Taukondjele Fillemon...

Angolans arrested with N$2.1m

1 week 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

1 week 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...

GBV used for 'discipline'

2 weeks ago - 29 November 2018 | Crime

Due to traditional beliefs, gender-based violence (GBV) is being used to 'discipline' women in the Kavango regions.Generally, it is accepted in these communities that it...

Roads, bars claim more lives

2 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

2 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...

Crime

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

3 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...

Cops hunt newborn dumper

4 weeks ago - 15 November 2018 | Crime

The police are appealing for help to trace a mother who abandoned her newborn baby in Swakopmund.According to Detective Chief Inspector Daniel Gurirab, the baby...

'Speed' hits coast

4 weeks ago - 14 November 2018 | Crime

A Walvis Bay businessman, who was arrested on Friday for alleged drug possession, was hospitalised over the weekend after he fell ill in police custody....

Farmer murdered, wife kidnapped

1 month - 13 November 2018 | Crime

A farmworker, who allegedly killed a farmer with an axe and kidnapped his wife, has been arrested.Erongo police crime investigations coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu,...

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