Crime

Windhoek water use skyrockets

23 hours ago | Crime

Windhoek's water consumption rose sharply over the past week and exceeded the water savings target by 12%. The municipality attributed the increase to major pipe bursts and residents not sticking to water restrictions as...

ACC probe at 'advanced stage'

23 hours ago | Crime

An Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) investigation into alleged corrupt practices by Omuthiya council political office-bearers is at an advanced stage.Once completed, the docket will be forwarded to the prosecutor-general's office for a decision.This was confirmed by...

Mystery engulfs'suicide'

1 day - 17 October 2019 | Crime

Twenty new and used police uniforms were among a variety of items found in the home of Ondangwa-based businessman Elias Ilovu following his alleged suicide.The other items included building materials, machinery and tools. Oshana regional...

88 suspects arrested for drugs

1 day - 17 October 2019 | Crime

Drugs to the value of more than N$300 000 were seized in Namibia last month, while 88 suspects were arrested in connection with drug-related crimes. The majority of the suspects, 84, were Namibians. Two Tanzanians...

Omalimbililo kwaashoka sha adhika megumbo lyomunangeshefa gwomOndangwa

1 day - 17 October 2019 | Crime

Omizalo dhaapolisi omipe naadhoka omikulu dha thika po 20, oyimwe yomiinima ya yooloka ya adhika megumbo lyomunangeshefa gwomOndangwa, Elias Ilovu sha landula eso lye.Iinima yimwe ongaashi iitungithi, omashina niilongitho.Omunambelewa omukwatakanithi nomukonaakoni gwiimbuluma moshitopolwa shaShana, Omupeha...

Corruption 'destroys the economy'

2 days ago - 16 October 2019 | Crime

Board of directors of state-owned entities came under fire yesterday when Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) director-general Paulus Noa questioned irresponsible, unbudgeted expenditure with no proper explanation....

100 pieces of ivory confiscated

1 week ago - 10 October 2019 | Crime

One-hundred pieces of elephant tusk were seized and two suspects were arrested in Katutura during an operation by the Blue Rhino Task Team last week....

Organised crime low in Namibia

1 week ago - 10 October 2019 | Crime

Namibia is among the countries with the lowest level of organised crime in Africa.This is according to a report by the Enact project, financed by...

Man stabs ex to death, commits suicide

1 week ago - 08 October 2019 | Crime

A 22-year-old man stabbed his ex-girlfriend five times before killing himself at Rehoboth on Friday, while at least five rapes were reported over the weekend....

Officers sharpen anti-smuggling skills

1 week ago - 08 October 2019 | Crime

Namibia's air, sea and land ports have been identified as key hubs for the distribution of illegal wildlife products. Therefore customs and police officers from...

Cops accused of staging murder scene

2 weeks ago - 04 October 2019 | Crime

Shocking allegations have emerged that police officers may have staged a murder scene by putting a panga in the hands of a man after he...

Murder and mayhem horrify Windhoek municipality

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2019 | Crime

The Windhoek city council has called for urgent interventions to address high levels of violence, home evictions and shack fires plaguing the city.Speaking at the...

Crime

30 child rapes in two...

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2019 | Crime

Nearly 60% of the 51 rape cases reported to the police during the last two weeks of September involved minors, including children younger than ten...

12 arrested for wildlife crimes

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2019 | Crime

Four new wildlife crime cases were registered last week, with 12 suspects arrested. This is according to statistics provided by the Intelligence and Investigation Unit...

Cop kills suspect

2 weeks ago - 01 October 2019 | Crime

The Omusati police are investigating a murder case after a police officer stationed at the Uutsathima satellite police station shot and killed a suspect who...

Rapes and murders continue unabated

2 weeks ago - 01 October 2019 | Crime

Sexual assaults of minor girls were rife over the past week. At Rehoboth, a 67-year-old taxi driver was arrested after he picked up three...

Omupolisi a tindilwa omboloha

3 weeks ago - 25 September 2019 | Crime

Herman Abed (31), ngoka a ayaha omukadhona gwe nale mOmbaye oshiwike sha piti, okwa holoka mompangu yamangetrata gwaMbaye mOmaandaha.Abed okwa yaha Selma Uupindi (22)...

Anger and arrogance

3 weeks ago - 24 September 2019 | Crime

Anger and an inability to deal with rejection are among the causes of why Namibian men, some of whom have superiority complexes, continue to brutally...

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