Crime

Brother nabbed for fondling sister

11 hours ago | Crime

The Namibian police at Okatope in the Oshikoto Region on Sunday arrested a 27-year-old man for allegedly fondling the genitals of his biological sister.The crime investigating coordinator in the region, Deputy Commissioner Naomi Katjiua said...

Two men arrested for ivory

11 hours ago | Crime

Two residents of Katutura who were on Friday found in possession of two elephant tusks briefly appeared in the Magistrate's Court in Windhoek yesterday morning. The two men, Tjaonga Undjee, 43, and Simson Tjatindi,...

Region grapples with violence

1 day - 24 July 2017 | Crime

According to Kavango West Deputy Commissioner Rudolph Mbumba gender-based violence (GBV) is the most common crime committed in the region, where about three to four cases are reported daily. Mbumba said most of the...

Struggle kids snatch fire truck

1 day - 24 July 2017 | Crime

A fire truck was briefly hijacked near Brakwater on Friday by a group of incensed 'struggle kids' who also set a broken-down minibus on fire to barricade a road. The incident began early on...

Liebenberg to preside over Teko fraud trial

4 days ago - 21 July 2017 | Crime

A new judge has been appointed to preside over the trial of two Namibians and a Chinese national arrested in 2009 for alleged fraud of over N$120 million at the finance ministry.The three are Namibians...

Man gets 38 years for burning lover to death

5 days ago - 20 July 2017 | Crime

A 41-year-old man who recently admitted that he murdered his girlfriend in an arson attack about five years ago has been slapped with a 38-year...

Boy, 15, caught with dagga

5 days ago - 20 July 2017 | Crime

A 15-year-old boy was arrested at the J A Nel Secondary School hostel in Keetmanshoop and charged with possession of cannabis.The Namibian police's //Karas regional...

Suspects nabbed with N$2m worth of cocaine

6 days ago - 18 July 2017 | Crime

Two adults, a 43-year-old Congolese male and an Angolan woman, 47, were arrested yesterday morning at the corner of Daan Viljoen and Otjomuise roads. According...

Grieving family kept dead relative in freezer

1 week ago - 17 July 2017 | Crime

A grieving family had the police turn up at their door last week, seeking answers after their relative's body was found in a freezer on...

Dippenaar crash survivor grilled

1 week ago - 17 July 2017 | Crime

The evidence in chief delivered in the Swakopmund Regional Court last week by the survivor of an accident, which claimed the lives of six people,...

Hospital murder shocks //Karas

1 week ago - 17 July 2017 | Crime

//Karas Regional Health Director Barth Mutenda expressed his distress over an alleged murder that took place at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital Wednesday morning.Speaking to Nampa,...

Police confiscate thousands of weapons

1 week ago - 14 July 2017 | Crime

Thousands of dangerous weapons have been confiscated by the police in Walvis Bay, Swakopmund and Henties Bay. Warrant Officer Illeni Shapumba says the majority...

Crime

3t of SA ivory in...

1 week ago - 12 July 2017 | Crime

Vietnamese authorities have seized nearly three tons of ivory hidden among boxes of fruit, officials said, the latest haul to spotlight the country's key role...

New anti-corruption tools crucial

2 weeks ago - 11 July 2017 | Crime

Experts are proposing tackling rising corruption in Namibia with an illicit enrichment law that could make it easier to crack down on fraud and bribery,...

Crisis of child rape as...

2 weeks ago - 10 July 2017 | Crime

The Namibian police investigated 1 661 cases of rape of minors below the age of 18 over a period of four years from 2013 to...

Murder, suicide and accidental death...

2 weeks ago - 10 July 2017 | Crime

OTIS FINCK A 38-year-old man committed suicide by shooting himself in the head with his 9mm pistol on Friday.Erongo Police Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu confirmed the...

Car crash fraud

2 weeks ago - 07 July 2017 | Crime

A total of 66 fraud cases have been uncovered at the Motor Vehicle Accident Fund (MVA Fund) amounting to more than N$1.5 million, involving medical...

Two Oshakati escapees rearrested

2 weeks ago - 07 July 2017 | Crime

Two of the five awaiting-trial detainees who had escaped from the Oshakati police station in April this year have been rearrested and a third arrest...

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