Crime

Hardap records 229 stock theft cases

1 day - 02 August 2021 | Crime

NAMPA MARIENTALThe Namibian police in the Hardap Region arrested 207 suspects in connection with 229 stock theft cases during the 2020/21 financial year.Delivering his second State of the Region Address (SORA) at...

Pensioner loses N$50k to scammers

4 days ago - 30 July 2021 | Crime

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI A 60-year-old retired teacher lost N$50 000 to scammers who pretended to be police officers on Monday at a hardware store in Oshakati.The man reportedly went shopping...

Namibia ranked 62nd safest globally

5 days ago - 29 July 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKNamibia was ranked as the 62nd safest country to visit globally among 134 other countries, with Covid-19 deaths per capita that played a major role in the rankings.This is according to Global Finance's ranking...

Poaching numbers drop

1 week ago - 27 July 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThis year to date only four elephants have been poached in comparison to the 12 elephants that were poached last year.In 2014, when poaching started to increase in Namibia, 78 elephants were killed, peaking...

GBV cases drop, Covid-19 may be why

1 week ago - 26 July 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKA total of 2 643 gender-based violence (GBV)cases were recorded in 2020/2021 in comparison to the 5 427 reported in 2019/2020.The Covid-19 pandemic regulations may have contributed to some cases increasing and others decreasing.These...

11-month-old baby girl raped

1 week ago - 26 July 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThree children raped over the weekendThree suspects have been arrested for the rape of minors in different regions of the country on Saturday.A 24-year-old...

Beware of criminals posing as cops

1 week ago - 26 July 2021 | Crime

ESTER KAMATIOTJIWARONGOPeople in the Tsumkwe Constituency last month fell victim to a man who passed himself off as a constable by the name of Martin...

Opuwo police arrest more than 30 for contravening regulations

1 week ago - 22 July 2021 | Crime

NAMPA OPUWOMore than 30 people were detained at Opuwo from the beginning of June...

10 more arrested for wildlife crimes in July

1 week ago - 22 July 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKAnother 10 suspects were arrested last week in connection with eight wildlife crime cases reported last week.Two of the suspects were arrested in connection...

Give fines, don’t fill cells, police told

1 week ago - 22 July 2021 | Crime

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKPolice officers have been encouraged to issue fines to Covid-19 regulation violators as a means to avoid overcrowding of police cells in a circular...

Man dies after defending stepson’s girlfriend

1 week ago - 21 July 2021 | Crime

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI A 54-year-old man died after he stopped his stepson from allegedly assaulting his girlfriend on Monday evening at...

Covid-19: Opuwo police arrest more than 30 for contravening...

2 weeks ago - 20 July 2021 | Crime

NAMPAOPUWOMore than 30 people were detained at Opuwo from the beginning of June until mid-July this year for contravening regulations to reduce the spread of...

Crime

Fuel smuggling continues

2 weeks ago - 16 July 2021 | Crime

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI The Namibian police in the Oshana Region have arrested a 46-year-old man after he was found in possession...

Panga robbery broadcast live

2 weeks ago - 15 July 2021 | Crime

STAFF REPORTERThree robbers armed with a panga were caught red-handed in Swakopmund yesterday morning. One elderly victim was hospitalised after sustaining serious injuries.The three armed...

Nine arrested with 28 illegal...

2 weeks ago - 14 July 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKFive wildlife crime cases were recently registered and nine suspects arrested, with...

Police patrol: Ministers experience nightlife

3 weeks ago - 13 July 2021 | Crime

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKJustice minister Yvonne Dausab and deputy information minister Emma Teofelus joined police officers on street patrols in Windhoek over the weekend in a bid...

Youth fatally stabbed at Khorixas

3 weeks ago - 13 July 2021 | Crime

NAMPAWINDHOEKAn 18-year-old male suspect was arrested for attempted murder at Khorixas in the Kunene Region on Sunday, after he allegedly stabbed a 19-year-old male victim,...

NamPol make several drug busts...

3 weeks ago - 13 July 2021 | Crime

NAMPAWINDHOEKThe police in Walvis Bay arrested a 23-year-old male suspect for allegedly dealing in cannabis on Saturday.The weekend crime report indicated that the suspect was...

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