Crime

Baby dies while mom’s out drinking

12 hours ago | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKA three-month-old baby girl died on Friday evening in Epako while her mother was out drinking.According to the crime report, the incident happened near Drimiopsis Bar at Kanaan...

Three caught at Nkurenkuru with python skins

5 days ago - 12 May 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKSeven suspects have been arrested in connection with four wildlife crime cases dating from 26 April to 2 May.Three of these suspects were arrested in separate cases on the same day at Nkurenkuru for...

Rapist’s paradise over weekend

1 week ago - 05 May 2021 | Crime

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEKSeveral cases involving rape were reported over the weekend, which included the attempted rape of a one-year-old baby as well as the rape of a 14-year-old girl.According to the...

Six Namibians arrested for wildlife crimes

2 weeks ago - 29 April 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKSix suspects have been arrested in connection with wildlife crimes in six separate cases from 18 April to 25 April, while 10 illegal wildlife products were confiscated.On 18 April, Smith Kangambe was arrested at...

Nchindo family wants to see shooting report

2 weeks ago - 29 April 2021 | Crime

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe family of the four slain fishing men that were killed by the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) has requested to see a report of an investigation into the incident.The family voiced their intention to...

JUST IN: Councillor 'kills' musician

2 weeks ago - 28 April 2021 | Crime

Okaku constituency councillor Hannu Kapenda was arrested after his official vehicle hit and killed musician Mandala Ge'Epafu at Oshikuku last night. Mandala sustained fatal injuries...

Walvis Bay girl allegedly kidnapped and raped

3 weeks ago - 22 April 2021 | Crime

LEANDREA LOUWWALVIS BAYSocial media were abuzz after a video surfaced about an alleged human trafficking incident in Walvis Bay.Ryan Gordon, one of the founders of...

Eight arrested for wildlife crimes

3 weeks ago - 22 April 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKEight suspects were arrested last week in connection with five wildlife crime cases, in which nine wildlife products were seized.This is according to statistics...

Swakop pensioner strangled in home

3 weeks ago - 21 April 2021 | Crime

ERWIN LEUSCHNER SWAKOPMUNDSwakopmund residents are shocked and angry while pensioners at the quaint coastal town live in fear after a senior citizen...

102 Namibians arrested for drugs in March

3 weeks ago - 21 April 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK About 96% of the 106 suspects arrested for drug-related crimes...

Ohangwena teacher who attacked friend has ‘fake’ degree

3 weeks ago - 20 April 2021 | Crime

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI A charge of fraud, forgery and altering are new accusations brought towards Fransina Mwetufa, bringing the charges against...

Okahao pensioner loses over N$100k to conmen

3 weeks ago - 20 April 2021 | Crime

NAMPAWINDHOEKThe Namibian police in the Omusati Region is investigating a case of fraud after a 60-year-old woman was allegedly defrauded of N$107 457 by three...

Crime

Swakop women tied up, gagged

1 month - 15 April 2021 | Crime

ERWIN LEUSCHNERSWAKOPMUND Three masked and armed men broke into an apartment in Swakopmund’s Vineta residential area yesterday morning, attacking two women.The burglars have not been...

Trainee doctor rapes male patient...

1 month - 14 April 2021 | Crime

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI An intern doctor at Katutura State Hospital has been arrested for allegedly raping a patient at the hospital...

Man hangs himself from tree

1 month - 14 April 2021 | Crime

ESTER KAMATI OUTJOThe body of a 36-year-old man was found hanging from...

Namibians arrested for 90% of...

1 month - 14 April 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKAlthough wildlife crime is ultimately driven by demand in consumer countries, Namibians continue to make up over 90% of...

Fishrot accused smuggled phones for...

1 month - 13 April 2021 | Crime

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKFishrot accused Sacky Shanghala and James Haitukulipi reportedly used smuggled cell phones for ‘secure’ conversations about their upcoming trial...

Kingpins, dealers among poaching suspects...

1 month - 13 April 2021 | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKAmong the more than 300 people arrested for wildlife crimes involving high-value...

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