Crime

Woman aged 101 commits suicide

2 hours ago | Crime

The Oshana police have opened an inquest docket following the shocking report of a 101-year-old woman allegedly committing suicide in the region at the weekend. Warrant Officer Frieda Shikole-Ashiyana of the police's community affairs...

Child shot while playing with gun

2 hours ago | Crime

A three-year-old girl was shot in the leg last Sunday in the Omusati Region when she and another child were playing with a firearm. According to the police, the incident occurred at Oshifo village...

School computer thieves stump cops

1 day - 20 January 2020 | Crime

Efforts by the Oshana police to recover 67 laptops, valued at N$223 800, that were stolen from two neighbouring schools in Ongwediva have proven futile. No arrests have also been made. Towards the...

Pensioner accused of incest

6 days ago - 15 January 2020 | Crime

A 68-year-old man, arrested on Friday after he allegedly repeatedly raped his eight-year-old daughter, made his first appearance before the Rehoboth Magistrate's Court on Monday. The pensioner, who cannot be named to protect the...

Poaching arrests pile up

6 days ago - 15 January 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT A total of 18 suspects were recently arrested for wildlife-related crimes, of which 15 suspects were nabbed in connection with rhino poaching or trafficking cases.According to statistics released by the...

Kalahari assaults to be probed

6 days ago - 15 January 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT Two videos depicting members of Operation Kalahari Desert assaulting civilians will be thoroughly investigated.The actions by members of the anti-crime...

Prosecutor appears in court

6 days ago - 15 January 2020 | Crime

The 29-year-old public prosecutor who was arrested last Saturday on a charge of driving while under the influence of alcohol made his first court appearance...

Man hangs himself after ­killing girlfriend

1 week ago - 14 January 2020 | Crime

A 31-year-old woman was hacked to death with an axe by her 33-year-old boyfriend at Leonardville last Sunday, after which he committed suicide. According to...

41 nabbed in December drug busts

1 week ago - 14 January 2020 | Crime

The police arrested 41 people on drug charges in December and seized illicit drugs with a street value of N$481 450.Most of those arrested, 39,...

Woman sets boyfriend's house alight

1 week ago - 14 January 2020 | Crime

A 24-year-old woman was arrested at Mariental on Saturday on charges of arson and malicious damage to property after she allegedly set her boyfriend's house...

Fishrot Six in Supreme Court freedom bid

1 week ago - 13 January 2020 | Crime

The so-called 'Fishrot Six' have approached the Supreme Court seeking the nullification of the High Court ruling of 27 December that their application to have...

Eight arrested in connection with rhino poaching

1 week ago - 13 January 2020 | Crime

Two Oshakati town council employees are among several people who were arrested last week in the Etosha National Park for rhino poaching. They were caught...

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Omulumentu a tsu nombele omukiintu...

1 week ago - 09 January 2020 | Crime

Omukiintu gwoomvula 29 okwa tsuwa nombele iikando ihetatu komumati gwe nale sha ningilwa molukanda lwedhina Palmwag moshitopolwa shaKunene.Palipota yopolisi, oshiningwanima shoka osha ningwa mOlyomakaya...

Correctional officers targeting inmates' money

1 week ago - 08 January 2020 | Crime

Since March 2018, nine correctional officers have been implicated in 13 cases of illegal activities, including smuggling contraband into correctional facilities.Four of the officers were...

Man stabs ex-girlfriend eight times

1 week ago - 08 January 2020 | Crime

A 29-year-old woman was stabbed eight times last weekend allegedly by her ex-boyfriend at the Palmwag location in the Kunene region. According to the police,...

PM denies storage facility stink

2 weeks ago - 07 January 2020 | Crime

Prime minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila yesterday poured cold water over allegations she pulled strings to ensure her associates benefited handsomely from two multi-billion state contracts.The N$5.6...

Vehicle theft rife in Oshana...

2 weeks ago - 07 January 2020 | Crime

Three stolen since DecemberEmployees at car wash outlets and those working at taxi ranks have been fingered in some of the theft cases.ILENI NANDJATOThe theft...

Police probe possible negligence

2 weeks ago - 06 January 2020 | Crime

The police at Khorixas plan to investigate why complaints of alleged death threats by the ex-boyfriend of Sylvia Gorases were not recorded or acted on.The...

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