Crime

Intercape confirms terrifying bus robbery

2 days ago - 13 December 2019 | Crime

While confirming a terrifying incident in which Intercape passengers were robbed at gunpoint on their way to Harare, the bus company did not answer questions regarding the passenger safety of Namibian travellers during the festive...

N$100k fine for ivory possession

2 days ago - 13 December 2019 | Crime

A man has been sentenced to a fine of N$100 00 or four years in prison for illegal possession of four elephant tusks. Bangorogile Motsokwe was arrested at Divundu on 28 October last year. He...

Half of rape victims are children

3 days ago - 12 December 2019 | Crime

About half of the 711 rape cases reported in Namibia this year involved children.According to police statistics, 358 of the victims were adults - 345 women and 13 men – and 353 were minors.Most of...

PG must decide on Gertze - cops

1 week ago - 06 December 2019 | Crime

The police said they have not yet received any communication from Anittha Gertze, the wife of Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) CEO Franz Gertze, about withdrawing an attempted murder charge against her spouse. Khomas police crime...

14 arrested for wildlife crimes

1 week ago - 06 December 2019 | Crime

Fourteen suspects were arrested for wildlife crimes in the past two weeks and five new cases were registered. According to statistics provided by the intelligence and investigation unit in the environment ministry and the protected...

Cop faces murder charge over teen's death

1 week ago - 05 December 2019 | Crime

A case of murder has been opened against a police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Johnny Doeseb in Katutura on Sunday night.The police are urging...

Drugs worth N$12m seized in 6 months

1 week ago - 05 December 2019 | Crime

Drugs to the value of close to N$12 million have been seized in the past six months, while 636 suspects were arrested in connection with...

Noa slams 'armchair critics'

1 week ago - 05 December 2019 | Crime

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has lashed out at “armchair critics”, commentators and potential witnesses for failing to come forward with relevant information on the Fishrot...

Fishrot six under tax scrutiny

1 week ago - 04 December 2019 | Crime

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein says his ministry is investigating potential tax evasion linked to the unfolding Fishrot scandal. Schlettwein took to social media...

Sisa under scrutiny

1 week ago - 04 December 2019 | Crime

JEMIMA BEUKES The Law Society of Namibia (LSN) is closely monitoring allegations linking lawyers Sisa Namandje and...

ACC says no to Fishrot bail

1 week ago - 04 December 2019 | Crime

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has objected to bail being granted to the six accused in the Fishrot scandal because they may interfere with the investigations...

Police, not NDF, shot robbery suspect dead

1 week ago - 03 December 2019 | Crime

A wanted criminal was shot dead in Katutura on Sunday night during an undercover operation by police officers, and not by Namibian Defence Force (NDF)...

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Analyst wary of army's Arab...

1 week ago - 03 December 2019 | Crime

Political commentator Ndumba Kamwanyah has cautioned the army against using social media posts to claim that “advocates of violence” in Namibia are planning to replicate...

Children killed in explosion

1 week ago - 03 December 2019 | Crime

Two four-year-old children died and several others were seriously injured in an explosion at Opuwo on Saturday.Tjapona Hivandinga and Mukatokoo Nangopwa and other children were...

They are 'not special'

2 weeks ago - 28 November 2019 | Crime

Police chief Sebastian Ndeitunga says the six men arrested yesterday in connection with the Fishrot bribery saga – including two former cabinet ministers who resigned...

Sacky, James to jet in...

2 weeks ago - 25 November 2019 | Crime

Former justice minister Sacky Shanghala and former Investec managing director James Hatuikulipi are expected to land in Windhoek today from Cape Town, where they have...

500 rape arrests in nine...

3 weeks ago - 20 November 2019 | Crime

Close to 500 men and youths aged 18 or below were charged with rape in 815 cases reported to the police between January and September...

Family shattered

3 weeks ago - 18 November 2019 | Crime

Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) CEO Frans Gertze, who is alleged to have pumped several bullets into the lower part of his young wife's body shortly...

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