Crime

‘Hunting season’ continues on Namibian women, girls

22 hours ago | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKNamibian women and girls continue to lose their lives or are sexually violated across the country.In one of the latest incidents, a 48-year-old man from Oshakati murdered his girlfriend in cold blood before...

Without a trace

2 days ago - 25 September 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKAs the family of Shannon Darlikie Wasserfall battles to deal with the trauma of her disappearance - without a trace - nearly six months ago, the incident is threatening to become another...

Human trafficking, rape suspect ‘bribes’ prosecutor

2 days ago - 25 September 2020 | Crime

Erwin Leuschner SWAKOPMUNDThe two defendants, Farhan Khatri (31) and investigator Jafet Simon, who have been accused of bribery and corruption, were denied bail in...

'Tupac' in court for human trafficking

3 days ago - 24 September 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Businessman Simon 'Tupac' Andjamba has been arrested on human trafficking charges and appeared before the Windhoek Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. Andjamba was granted N$15 000 bail...

The evil that men do

4 days ago - 23 September 2020 | Crime

JEMIMA BEUKESREHOBOTH The mother of two-week-old Charmaine Moss, who died after allegedly being raped by her father, has revealed shocking details about what had transpired on the day her daughter was sexually violated and lost...

Teenager raped in quarantine

5 days ago - 22 September 2020 | Crime

JEMIMA BEUKES AND ADOLF KAURESWAKOPMUND/WINDHOEKSwakopmund State Hospital driver, 26-year-old Glenn Clifford Leister, has been denied bail by the local magistrate's court after appearing in connection...

We watched him die

6 days ago - 21 September 2020 | Crime

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKThe elder sister of a 29-year-old man who was killed on Saturday in the Havana informal settlement has narrated how her brother was shot...

Havana rape spree continues

6 days ago - 21 September 2020 | Crime

NAMPAWINDHOEKA man from Havana informal settlement in Windhoek was shot dead early Saturday morning when he tried to come to the aid of his sister...

Robbers rape girl while mother watching

1 week ago - 17 September 2020 | Crime

DENVER KISTINGWINDHOEKThe Namibian police are in pursuit of two unidentified men who raped a 12-year-old girl in front of her mother and eight-year-old sister on...

ACC reacts to strict Fishrot deadline

1 week ago - 16 September 2020 | Crime

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) says it is determined to finalise investigations into Fishrot before 14 December as ordered by a Windhoek magistrate on Monday.Magistrate...

22 rhinos poached this year

1 week ago - 16 September 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKA total of 19 suspects were arrested in connection with wildlife crimes last week and five new cases were registered. Four suspects were arrested...

Suspect arrested for child rapes

1 week ago - 15 September 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKA 36-year-old man was arrested at Keetmanshoop on Sunday for allegedly raping two minor boys.According to the police the incident occurred at the Naute...

Crime

Criminals impersonate cops in face...

2 weeks ago - 11 September 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKCriminals are now using police face masks to impersonate police officers and further their criminal activities.The police have warned the public against these individuals...

N$10bn flagged as Fishrot loot

2 weeks ago - 10 September 2020 | Crime

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKAbout N$17 billion has been identified by Namibia's Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) as the potential proceeds of crime, with N$10 billion suspected to be...

Poaching carnage at Randveld farm

2 weeks ago - 10 September 2020 | Crime

ESTER KAMATIOTJIWARONGOThree poachers brutally killed eight calves and mutilated six more on the farm Randveld of Jacques Swartz at around 02:00 on Sunday.The calves were...

Service station robbers on the...

2 weeks ago - 10 September 2020 | Crime

NAMPAOSHAKATIThe Oshana police commander, Commissioner Rauha Amwele, has appealed to the public to assist the police in arresting suspects in a robbery at Ongwediva on...

155 wildlife products seized

2 weeks ago - 09 September 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEK More than 150 illegal wildlife products were seized last week and 10 suspects were arrested, while six new cases were registered. Five of...

Cheryl killing: Top cop pleads...

2 weeks ago - 08 September 2020 | Crime

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKKhomas regional police commander, Commissioner Joseph Shikongo, has made a renewed call for members of the public to come forward with credible information that...

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