Crime

Soldier charged with shebeen burglaries

2 days ago - 23 August 2019 | Crime

A member of the Namibia Defence Force has been arrested in connection with burglaries at six shebeens at Okakango location in Ondangwa.Operation Kalahari members have nabbed one of their own.Elia Kandala (32), a soldier based...

Grootfontein fraud investigation drags on

4 days ago - 21 August 2019 | Crime

KENYA KAMBOWEThe police have made no arrests yet in a fraud case involving N$150 000 that was transferred from the Grootfontein municipality’s bank account.This was confirmed by Otjozondjupa police spokesperson Inspector Maureen Mbeha, who said...

Lured into sex slavery

5 days ago - 20 August 2019 | Crime

The police have warned young Namibians of traffickers who lure jobseekers with false promises of jobs into forced labour or sex enslavement in foreign countries. The statement was issued alongside statistics that indicate...

Wife stabbed, husband commits suicide

5 days ago - 20 August 2019 | Crime

A woman is in a critical condition after she was stabbed several times, allegedly by her husband, who then committed suicide in the Ohangwena Region. The incident occurred at Etambo village in the Epembe...

Young mom hacked to death

6 days ago - 19 August 2019 | Crime

A 23-year-old woman was brutally murdered this past Friday in Kavango West, allegedly by her long-time boyfriend, who hacked her to death with an axe and also injured her mother.The incident happened at Sikali village...

118 arrested for drugs

1 week ago - 16 August 2019 | Crime

A total of 118 suspects were arrested for possession and dealing in illegal drugs last month, while the police seized drugs with a street value...

19 arrested for wildlife crime

1 week ago - 13 August 2019 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT A total of 19 suspects were arrested for wildlife crimes during August with six new cases that were registered this month. This is...

Sleep soundly, Operation Kalahari Desert is back

1 week ago - 12 August 2019 | Crime

Police chief Sebastian Ndeitunga said people who feared for their safety after Operation Kalahari Desert went on a break, can now sleep soundly as the...

Seven arrested, police searching for two more

2 weeks ago - 09 August 2019 | Crime

The police were yesterday afternoon still on the hunt for two fleeing suspects involved in a break-in at a lodge in the Omaheke Region. ...

Campaign against child abductions coming

2 weeks ago - 09 August 2019 | Crime

The recent brutal rape and kidnapping of a five-year-old girl from her pre-primary school in Khomasdal has spurred a non-profit organisation into action to create...

Operation Kalahari Desert resumes

2 weeks ago - 08 August 2019 | Crime

The second phase of the joint anti-crime campaign known as Operation Kalahari Desert will resume on Monday, the police have announced.Police spokesman Edwin Kanguatjivi said...

Amukoto ta katukilwa oonkatu

2 weeks ago - 08 August 2019 | Crime

Amukoto okwa popi pethimbo lyomutumba gwa ningwa noshigwana kOmupresidende Hage Geingob mOmuthiya omwedhi gwa pi kutya, Nashongo oshowo Uusiku oyo taya dhana onkandangala onene muulingilingi...

Crime

Ex burns house down

2 weeks ago - 06 August 2019 | Crime

A man who was out on bail for allegedly raping his own daughter is alleged to have burned down his ex-girlfriend's house in Stampriet at...

Man arrested for abduction, rape...

2 weeks ago - 05 August 2019 | Crime

A man is to appear before the Katutura Magistrate's Court today in connection with the abduction of a five-year-old girl from a pre-primary school in...

Dogs dig up dumped baby

3 weeks ago - 01 August 2019 | Crime

Loide Stefanus, 38, appeared before the Okahao Magistrate's Court on Tuesday on a charge of concealment of birth. Inspector Linekela Shikongo confirmed to Namibian Sun...

Teen commits suicide at school

3 weeks ago - 01 August 2019 | Crime

An 18-year-old teenager committed suicide at Rundu yesterday morning. Bertho Johannes Hoflin's body was found hanging from the Rundu Secondary School netball court pavilion -...

Uncle flees after raping niece

3 weeks ago - 30 July 2019 | Crime

The Namibian police are tracing a man accused of raping his eight-year-old niece multiple times between January and July this year.A report issued yesterday by...

ACC rubbishes Namandje's comments

1 month - 26 July 2019 | Crime

The director-general of the Anti-Corruption Commission, Paulus Noa, has hit back at a claim that the anti-graft body has failed in its mandate and that...

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