Crime

Massive drop in crime rate

18 hours ago | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEK Namibia has recorded a huge drop in the number of serious crimes such as murders, attempted murders and rapes since the coronavirus state of emergency was introduced more than two months ago. Murders...

Cops open N$14m fraud case

1 day - 02 June 2020 | Crime

EDWARD MUMBUU JNRWINDHOEKThe police have opened a case against businessman Amos Shiyuka for allegedly defrauding it of N$14.2 million.Official documents seen by Nampa show that an initial tender for the installation of speed trap cameras...

Three toddlers drown

1 day - 02 June 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThree toddlers drowned this weekend, while a man assaulted his sister with a broomstick.In two of the three drowning incidents, the toddlers drowned in a bucket of water.At Onamafila village in the Ohangwena Region...

Fishrot investigations far from over

2 days ago - 01 June 2020 | Crime

NAMPA WINDHOEKInvestigations into the Fishrot case are far from complete for the setting of a trial date, because only four out of the nine involved countries have responded and cooperated with Namibian authorities.This was revealed...

Daylight robbers overturn getaway car

2 days ago - 01 June 2020 | Crime

ILENI NANDJATOOMAALALATwo suspects were still at large yesterday after the getaway vehicle four persons used in a robbery at Ondangwa on Friday overturned at Omaalala village. Two suspects were arrested after the accident.Police say a...

Poaching suspects appear in camera

5 days ago - 29 May 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEK Four of the eight suspects arrested in connection with the alleged poaching of two rhino horns near Gobabis appeared in the...

Girl repeatedly raped for years

6 days ago - 28 May 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Several rapes of minors by adult men, which sometimes stretched over months or years, were reported this past weekend....

Khomas boozers cough up

1 week ago - 27 May 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEK The number of people arrested for violating alcohol restrictions in the Khomas Region has doubled during stage two of the coronavirus lockdown period,...

Disabled girl gang raped by 12 boys

1 week ago - 22 May 2020 | Crime

Kenya Kambowe RUNDU Police in Kavango East are investigating a case of a 14-year-old disabled girl from Rundu's Kaisosi location who was allegedly...

Man dies at China Town shop

2 weeks ago - 20 May 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK A 27-year-old Namibian man died at China Town in Windhoek yesterday morning when a wall collapsed and fell on...

Man hacked to death

2 weeks ago - 19 May 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK A 56-year-old man allegedly hacked another man with a panga and an axe at Okoutjove in the Otjombinde district last Sunday....

Call to suspend Gertze, Amukwelele

2 weeks ago - 18 May 2020 | Crime

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKBy yesterday morning, a petition demanding the suspension of Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) boss Franz Gertze and Fabian Amukwelele, the spokesperson of Windhoek...

Crime

Drugs, booze, cigarettes worth N$167k...

2 weeks ago - 14 May 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Over the past few days, police in the Oshikoto Region have confiscated drugs, alcohol and cigarettes valued at...

112 porcupine skins seized

2 weeks ago - 14 May 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Three suspects were arrested last week for wildlife crimes in...

Former sergeant-at-arms commits suicide

2 weeks ago - 14 May 2020 | Crime

ONGWEDIVA NAMPARetired National Assembly sergeant-at-arms, Heita Nestor Aipinge, allegedly committed suicide on Monday at Okathitu Kakahala village in Omusati’s Outapi constituency.Omusati police...

Rape accused City cop back...

3 weeks ago - 13 May 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Windhoek City Police spokesperson Fabian Amukwelele, who was released on bail last week after being charged with...

Drug use continues to skyrocket

3 weeks ago - 13 May 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEK More than N$500 000 worth of drugs were seized and 143 suspects were arrested for drug-related offences last month. Meanwhile, during the first...

Man hangs himself in hospital

3 weeks ago - 13 May 2020 | Crime

NAMPA WINDHOEKA 25-year-old man attacked two nurses at the Katutura State Hospital before...

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