Crime

Airport workers arrested for killing wild dogs

4 days ago - 15 February 2019 | Crime

Six security and maintenance workers at Hosea Kutako International Airport have been arrested for illegally trespassing onto a private animal reserve and killing two African wild dogs. African wild dogs are Africa's most endangered...

Four alleged murderers escape at Swakop

6 days ago - 13 February 2019 | Crime

Four men on separate trials for the murder of three people, on Monday escaped from police custody in broad daylight at the Swakopmund police station.The police’s crime investigations coordinator for the Erongo Region, Deputy Commissioner...

Deadly Cape drug hits Namibian streets

1 week ago - 11 February 2019 | Crime

A shocking 40 tons of ephedrine, which is used in the manufacture of the deadly Cape Town tik drug, has made its way into Namibia.Tik has been responsible for a swath of destruction in Cape...

Namibia lags behind on human trafficking data

1 week ago - 07 February 2019 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT A new global study on human trafficking has expressed concern that women and children are being trafficked within Namibia, for forced labour and sexual exploitation, which includes forced prostitution.But...

Man allegedly stones girlfriend to death

1 week ago - 07 February 2019 | Crime

A 41-year-old Angolan man was arrested at Okakwa in the Omusati Region on Tuesday after he allegedly stoned his girlfriend to death and torched two huts before fleeing the scene.The victim was also an Angolan...

Honest cop spurns thousands in bribes

1 week ago - 06 February 2019 | Crime

A police investigator based in the Otjozondjupa Region refused two attempted bribes totalling N$14 000 in December and January by the brothers of men behind...

Mysterious vanishings at Tsumkwe

2 weeks ago - 05 February 2019 | Crime

The Otjozondjupa police are concerned about an increasing number of people disappearing without a trace at Tsumkwe.Since 2016, four people, including a police officer, have...

Woman gang-raped near graveyard

2 weeks ago - 05 February 2019 | Crime

A 34-year-old woman was gang-raped by two men near a cemetery in Mariental this past weekend. According to the police the woman was drinking tombo...

Corruption expert debunks Namibia's improved rankings

2 weeks ago - 05 February 2019 | Crime

Speaking at an event hosted by the Finnish embassy in Windhoek last week, local commentator Dr Johannes Coetzee critiqued that international indices are often simplistic...

ACC nabs three in drunk driving case

2 weeks ago - 04 February 2019 | Crime

The Anti-Corruption Commission has announced that it has arrested two out of three suspects, both of whom have appeared in the Swakopmund Magistrate's Court on...

Panga attack leaves woman fighting for her life

2 weeks ago - 01 February 2019 | Crime

A 26-year-old pregnant woman is fighting for her life after being beaten with a panga, allegedly by her boyfriend.Riana Au-khumes, who is six months pregnant,...

Cops sidestep crime-fighter's N$300 000 plea

2 weeks ago - 01 February 2019 | Crime

Unemployed crime-fighter Lisias Nashilongo, who collided with a police vehicle after helping to arrest suspected robbers on 9 November 2016, is still battling to repair...

Crime

Visiting Zim MP wants police...

2 weeks ago - 29 January 2019 | Crime

A Zimbabwean parliamentarian currently on a visit to Namibia has appealed to the Namibian police for urgent protection, citing fears that spy agency officials...

Workplace shooting in city centre

3 weeks ago - 29 January 2019 | Crime

A man, 33, stormed the eighth floor of the City Centre building in Windhoek just before 12:00 yesterday and shot two female colleagues, killing one...

Woman raped, hacked to death

3 weeks ago - 29 January 2019 | Crime

A 21-year-old man is behind bars in Tsumeb on suspicion of killing a woman with a panga on Friday, after allegedly raping her.The police yesterday...

223 suspects arrested at Oshana

3 weeks ago - 29 January 2019 | Crime

Oshana regional police commander, Commissioner Rauha Amwele, says a total of 223 suspects were arrested for different crimes during their festive season operations.The Oshana police...

Dump truck runs over boy

3 weeks ago - 24 January 2019 | Crime

A young boy died after a truck drove over him at a dumpsite at Otjiwarongo. The 11-year-old boy was identified by the police as Petrus...

Ronaldo up on tax fraud...

3 weeks ago - 23 January 2019 | Crime

Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived in court and is expected to plead guilty to tax fraud. The Juventus forward, who is facing charges stemming from...

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