Crime

Murder-suicide rocks Kavango West

2 days ago - 13 August 2020 | Crime

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUAn elderly woman allegedly shot and killed her husband before turning the rifle on herself at Ruhurumwe village in Kavango West on Tuesday morning. A suicide note was found at the scene.The victims have...

Fishrot whistleblower rubbishes Samherji's loss-making claims

3 days ago - 12 August 2020 | Crime

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKWhistleblower Johannes Stefansson, who formerly headed Icelandic seafood giant Samherji’s Namibian business interests, has cast doubt on claims by his former employer that its Namibian fishing operations, now at the centre of the Fishrot...

Man charged with girlfriend's panga murder

3 days ago - 12 August 2020 | Crime

TUYEIMO HAIDULAOSHAKATIA 36-year-old woman died after she was hacked with a panga at her mother's homestead at Ouhwaala village in the Omusati Region on Sunday.Her boyfriend, Kaita Bruno Kaita (23), has been charged with the...

Python skins seized

3 days ago - 12 August 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKSix suspects were arrested in connection with wildlife crimes and three new cases were opened recently, while seized products included python, leopard and pangolin skins. Two of the suspects were arrested in connection...

Police pounce on drugs

4 days ago - 11 August 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKSeveral people were arrested for drug-related crimes over the weekend.At Rupara village in the Kavango West Region, a 29-year-old man was arrested on Friday after he was searched and 32 grams of cannabis valued...

‘Prophet’ to appear for N$800k fraud, theft

5 days ago - 10 August 2020 | Crime

Leandrea Louw WALVIS BAYA self-proclaimed prophet from the Internal Glory Ministry church is set to appear in the Walvis Bay Magistrate’s...

Border bribery syndicate exposed

1 week ago - 07 August 2020 | Crime

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEK Namibian authorities have widened their investigation into the case of Immanuel David, who allegedly paid bribes to various individuals so...

Girl lured into ‘sex attack’ with fake modelling job

1 week ago - 07 August 2020 | Crime

Adolf Kaure SWAKOPMUNDA Swakopmund pensioner has been denied bail by the local magistrate’s court after he lured an 18-year-old girl to his house under the...

Pangolin traffickers nabbed

1 week ago - 07 August 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKIn the first cooperation between US law enforcement and the Namibian police, four suspected pangolin traffickers were recently arrested in Namibia.According to a statement...

River-crossing fugitive in custody

1 week ago - 06 August 2020 | Crime

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKImmanuel David, a Namibian-born South African passport holder who entered the country illegally by crossing the Orange River in a canoe in June, has...

Otavi man commits suicide by drinking acid

1 week ago - 06 August 2020 | Crime

NAMPAOTJIWARONGOA 30-year-old man from Otavi committed suicide by allegedly drinking acid on Monday.Otjozondjupa police spokesperson, Inspector Maureen Mbeha, said yesterday the deceased has been identified...

‘Pay cops more’

1 week ago - 05 August 2020 | Crime

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe Ganja Users Association (GUN) of Namibia has encouraged government to pay members of the police service more. This call was made during...

Crime

Teen raped by cousin

1 week ago - 04 August 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Several women were raped recently, including a mentally challenged woman and a teenager. On Friday, a 20-year-old mentally challenged woman was...

Angry mob damages police station...

1 week ago - 03 August 2020 | Crime

ADOLF KAUREWINDHOEKThe police's regional commander of community affairs in Erongo, Inspector Ileni Shapumba, has warned people who destroyed property and injured three police officers at...

Moving spy to ACC 'sinister'

2 weeks ago - 31 July 2020 | Crime

RONELLE RADEMEYERWINDHOEKThe appointment of a top spy as the new executive director of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has raised eyebrows among analysts, who say that...

Pensioner charged with sodomising grandson

2 weeks ago - 29 July 2020 | Crime

Kenya KamboweRUNDUJohannes Sackaria (85) appeared in the Okahao Magistrate's Court yesterday after he was arrested on Monday and charged for allegedly sodomising his grandson.The incident...

13 arrested for wildlife crimes

2 weeks ago - 29 July 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Thirteen suspects have been arrested for wildlife crimes and six new cases were opened within the past two weeks....

Man kills son over jacket

2 weeks ago - 28 July 2020 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKA man killed his son in Katutura on Saturday in an argument over a jacket that his brother had taken without permission.According to the...

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