Crime

Oshana police warn against mob justice

3 days ago - 25 February 2021 | Crime

TUYEIMO HAIDULAOSHAKATIPolice in the Oshana Region have warned the public not to take the law into their own hands.Inspector Thomas Aiyambo told Namibian Sun that they will not spare anyone who takes the law into...

Mob justice claims suspect's life near Oshakati

4 days ago - 24 February 2021 | Crime

NAMPAOSHAKATIA 36-year-old man from Omaalala village in the Oshana Region died on Tuesday after a mob of angry residents attacked him for allegedly breaking into a house at Othingo village near Oshakati.Inspector Thomas Aiyambo said...

Curfew: Police pounce on restaurants

4 days ago - 24 February 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKPolice cracked down on restaurants that were operating after 20:00 at the weekend, arresting at least three people, including a 60-year-old woman.The police claimed that restaurants may not be open after 20:00 and arrested...

Man commits suicide at nephew’s baptism

5 days ago - 23 February 2021 | Crime

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI A 37-year-old man allegedly took his own life on Sunday evening at his nephew’s baptism after informing those attending the festivities...

Hatuikulipi disguised bribes as facilitation

6 days ago - 22 February 2021 | Crime

OGONE TLHAGEFishrot whistleblower Johannes Stefansson claims that Fishrot kingpin James Hatuikulipi disguised bribes paid to him as “facilitation fees”.Hatuikulipi’s entity, Tundavala, is alleged to have received N$58.7 million between 2014 and 2019 according to a...

Hatuikulipi’s N$65m ‘bribe’ kitty

6 days ago - 22 February 2021 | Crime

OGONE TLHAGEFishrot whistleblower Johannes Stefansson claims that the N$65 million paid to former Fishcor board chairperson James Hatuikulipi between 2014 and 2019 were bribes made...

Child sexually assaulted while sleeping

6 days ago - 22 February 2021 | Crime

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKAn 11-year-old girl was sexually assaulted while she was sleeping, allegedly by a 23-year-old man, at Mariental on Sunday.It is alleged that while the...

Over 6 000 GBV cases registered in three years

6 days ago - 22 February 2021 | Crime

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKNamibian magistrate's courts registered more than 6 300 domestic violence applications over the past three years, in addition to over 5 000 interim protection...

Two nabbed for narcotics

1 week ago - 18 February 2021 | Crime

ADOLF KAUREWALVIS BAYThe police in the Erongo Region have made two arrests relating to narcotics.The first suspect, a 30-year-old man, was to have made his...

Councillor defends bailing out alleged rapist Iri Ivari

1 week ago - 17 February 2021 | Crime

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI Guinas regional councillor Elias Kainda Marthinu said he had to bail out Lucas Tsamseb, also known as Iri...

Killer weekend

1 week ago - 15 February 2021 | Crime

STAFF REPORTERSeveral inquests have been opened into possible suicides over the past week, including an incident in which a 75-year-old man is believed to have...

Insurance fraud rife at Rundu

1 week ago - 15 February 2021 | Crime

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUPeople in Rundu are increasingly making false statements to the police to commit insurance fraud.This is according to Deputy Commissioner Vilho Kalwenya of the...

Crime

Boy (12) commits suicide

2 weeks ago - 10 February 2021 | Crime

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI A 12-year-old boy committed suicide at his parents’ house at Omuthiya in the Oshikoto Region last Saturday. Oshikoto police...

Nearly 3 000 arrested for...

2 weeks ago - 10 February 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKA total of 2 950 suspects were arrested in the 1 326 wildlife crime cases reported in the past five years, of which 579...

Nearly 3 000 arrested for...

2 weeks ago - 09 February 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKA total of 2 950 suspects was arrested in the 1 326...

101 arrested for drugs

2 weeks ago - 09 February 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKMore than 100 suspects were arrested for drug-related crimes last month, of which 94 were Namibians.Three Zambian nationals, two Burundians and one Congolese national...

Shilimela helicopter helps apprehend robbery...

2 weeks ago - 08 February 2021 | Crime

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI Three burglars who robbed NamPost at Oshigambo in the Oshikoto Region last Wednesday and fled in a hired...

‘Too late to withdraw’

3 weeks ago - 05 February 2021 | Crime

OGONE TLHAGE and MATHIAS HAUFIKU WINDHOEK“I think it’s too late now to withdraw from...

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