Crime

Crooks impersonate Haufiku

3 days ago - 22 February 2018 | Crime

The health minister Bernhard Haufiku has cautioned the public to report anyone who borrows money in his name, after a number of medical doctors were approached by con artists pretending to be the minister. The...

Poachers using new tactics

3 days ago - 22 February 2018 | Crime

Poachers in Namibia have changed their tactics and are now entering private farms with horses. The use of horses not only complicates tracking but, horses also mask the smell of humans.Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta said...

Baby dumped, six rapes reported

5 days ago - 20 February 2018 | Crime

A 23-year-old man who was apparently drunk started an argument with his 35-year-old girlfriend and then assaulted and stabbed her twice on the right arm with a knife. The incident occurred at Mariental on Friday.The...

Iipotha yomiyonena dhomomagumbo yili 500 ya lopotwa miiwike ihamano

6 days ago - 19 February 2018 | Crime

Iipotha yi vulithe po 500 yomiyonena dhuukashike kookantu oya lopotelwa opolisi yaNamibia pokati komasiku 28 gaNovemba 2017 nomasiku 18 gaJanuari 2018.Shoka osha kolekwa kaanambelewa mboka ya pititha omiyalu ndhoka, dhomahwahwamekotaga ithanwa Festive Season Crime Prevention...

500 GBV cases in six weeks

1 week ago - 16 February 2018 | Crime

More than 500 gender-based violence (GBV) cases were reported to the police between 28 November 2017 and 18 January 2018. This was confirmed in the official statistics of the Festive Season Crime Prevention and...

Gran tortures girl, 7

1 week ago - 15 February 2018 | Crime

A seven-year-old girl is recovering from burn injuries in Opuwo District Hospital after her grandmother pushed her into a fire when she refused to fetch...

Namibian, Chinese bust at border post

1 week ago - 14 February 2018 | Crime

A Namibian and Chinese national were arrested today at the Vioolsdrift border post allegedly trying to take R2.5 million across the border. The South African...

Teen sodomised after drinking spree

1 week ago - 13 February 2018 | Crime

Multiple rapes that include a case of sodomy, as well as several child drownings, were reported over the weekend. According to the police, a...

Kambueshe seeks his day in court

1 week ago - 13 February 2018 | Crime

A former mayor of Swakopmund and current Erongo regional councillor, Juuso Kambueshe, appeared in the Swakopmund Magistrate's Court on Thursday last week on fraud and...

Two families identify skeletal remains

1 week ago - 12 February 2018 | Crime

Two families have approached the Namibian Police to identify the remains that were recently discovered at a lodge outside of Otjiwarongo. Pieces of...

Burned man discovered in dunes

1 week ago - 12 February 2018 | Crime

A man with extensive burn wounds, who had been discovered in the dunes between Narraville and Kuisebmond on Friday, died in hospital on Saturday morning....

Farm invasion at Mariental

2 weeks ago - 09 February 2018 | Crime

In yet another farm invasion, a well-known farmer from the Hardap irrigation scheme near Mariental and his grandson were attacked in an armed robbery by...

Crime

Bank probe tracks Zim 'super-rich'

2 weeks ago - 07 February 2018 | Crime

The ongoing probe into the affairs of the now defunct SME Bank has uncovered a financial web that includes N$150 million of the N$196 million...

Skeleton found at Otjiwa

2 weeks ago - 07 February 2018 | Crime

Fragments of a human skeleton were discovered by a farmworker at a lodge near Otjiwarongo on Sunday. According to a crime report issued by the...

Violent rapes rampant this week

2 weeks ago - 06 February 2018 | Crime

Violent rapes and incidents of gender-based-violence were rampant this past week and some victims were almost killed by their attacker. A 16-year-old girl was...

Financial problems lead to suicide

2 weeks ago - 06 February 2018 | Crime

A 32-year-old man was found dead at his shack in Swakopmund over the weekend, the Erongo police reported. According the region's crime investigations coordinator,...

Grisly attack on 'vulnerable' elderly

2 weeks ago - 05 February 2018 | Crime

A farmer has reportedly been shot, execution-style, with his own rifle while his wife was strangled to death with shoelaces by three attackers on their...

Four bust in farm killing

3 weeks ago - 03 February 2018 | Crime

Four suspects were arrested this afternoon in connection with the murder of Giel and Sarie Botma on their farm near Koes in the deep south....

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