Police

Lockdown no excuse for expired licences

2 days ago - 02 April 2020 | Police

JUSTICIA SHIPENAWINDHOEKWindhoek City Police spokesperson Sergeant Fabian Amukwelele says the Road Traffic Act stipulates clearly that driver's licences should be renewed three months before expiry, and that the 21-day lockdown should not be used as...

Avoid shebeens, churches – Nampol

1 week ago - 25 March 2020 | Police

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe police are urging people not to gather in large numbers at churches, shebeens or other public places during the coronavirus state of emergency.The inspector-general of Nampol said people continue...

Cops need dogs, horses to fight crime

3 weeks ago - 12 March 2020 | Police

The police's canine (K9) unit is in dire need of more dogs and horses to help fight crime, especially at airports and border posts ­countrywide.This according to police inspector-general Sebastian Ndeitunga, who was speaking at...

Kalahari officers face 73 misconduct cases

4 weeks ago - 05 March 2020 | Police

While more than 6 000 people were arrested during Operation Kalahari Desert, 73 incidents of alleged unprofessional conduct were also recorded involving law-enforcement officers.Operation Kalahari Desert came to an end yesterday and yet another countrywide...

Prison service bans cellphones

4 weeks ago - 05 March 2020 | Police

The Namibian Correctional Service (NCS) has, with immediate effect, banned the use of cellphones by staff during meetings and in the presence of Commissioner-General Raphael Tuhafeni Hamunyela.Hamunyela issued the order during a staff address on...

Ndeitunga wants more operational manpower

1 month - 26 February 2020 | Police

Nampol Inspector-General Sebastian Ndeitunga says some of the biggest challenges facing the police force are the increase of violent crimes, gender-based violence and the high...

Radical youth a threat – Ndeitunga

1 month - 12 February 2020 | Police

Proponents of regime change who want to resort to other means to effect government change are a threat to democracy in Namibia, police Inspector-General Sebastian...

Victim urged to lay charges

2 months ago - 13 January 2020 | Police

The Namibian police have urged a 33-year-old man who was assaulted by members of Operation Kalahari Desert to open a criminal case. The incident came...

Cop training doubled to 12 months

5 months ago - 28 October 2019 | Police

Hundreds of police recruits who started their basic training at the Ruben Danger Ashipala police training centre at Ondangwa in September will now undergo 12...

Kutheni mo aakwiita momapandanda manga - Ombudsman

6 months ago - 24 September 2019 | Police

Sha landula edhipago lyomukwashigwana omutiyali kaakwiita, ombudsman John Walters okwa pula ekuthomo pakathimbo lyaakwiita okuza mopatolola tayi ithanwa Operation Kalahari Desert, opo ya vule...

Cops probe deaths

6 months ago - 04 September 2019 | Police

The Namibian police are investigating the deaths of 18 people who died in less than a week.Of these, 15 people died in road accidents, two...

Anti-crime operation starts at Rundu

7 months ago - 20 August 2019 | Police

The acting police commander for Kavango East, Commissioner Vilho Kalwenya, has issued a stern warning to community members who are in cahoots with criminals, saying...

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Man shot over frying pan

7 months ago - 19 August 2019 | Police

Two attempted murder cases were opened during the second phase of Operation Kalahari Desert over the weekend in the Erongo Region, with one involving a...

Training on crime scene management...

9 months ago - 04 July 2019 | Police

Due to the transient and fragile nature of crime investigation, the reliability and preservation of its physical integrity depends largely on initial actions at the...

Swakopmund teen hangs herself

9 months ago - 02 July 2019 | Police

The Swakopmund community is reeling in shock after a grade 11 Namib High School learner committed suicide on the Swakopmund Primary School playground.Her body was...

Kalahari halted… for now

9 months ago - 26 June 2019 | Police

The Peoples Litigation Centre (PLC) is set to approach the Windhoek High Court next week if their demand that soldiers be withdrawn from Operation Kalahari...

Kalahari in LPM’s sights

9 months ago - 20 June 2019 | Police

The Landless Peoples Movement (LPM) has added its voice to the growing clamour for the government to withdraw members of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF)...

Civilian accuses NDF of assault

9 months ago - 14 June 2019 | Police

A Windhoek civilian who was arrested on assault and obstruction charges in mid-May alleges the charges stem from an assault in which he was beaten...

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