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Rundu vendors pelt police with stones

1 day - 17 September 2020 | Police

KENYA KAMBOWE RUNDU Chaos erupted in Rundu on Monday afternoon when disgruntled vendors, forced to stop selling their wares at undesignated spots, started pelting police officers with stones. The police, who were called...

Explosives found at Oshikoto school destroyed

2 weeks ago - 03 September 2020 | Police

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe police yesterday destroyed 13 explosive devices found at the Tsintsabis Combined School in the Oshikoto Region.These explosives were found by the Namibian Police Force Explosives Division that has embarked on a demining operation...

Nampol's iron lady takes aim at curfew breakers

2 weeks ago - 01 September 2020 | Police

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe iron lady of the Namibian police, Inspector Christina Fonsech, has expressed disappointment in the manner in which Windhoek residents are flouting the state of emergency regulations, including the 20:00 to 05:00 curfew introduced...

Probe into unused N$12m speed cameras

1 month - 19 August 2020 | Police

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKNearly four years after the installation of 12 high-tech radar traffic cameras on the B1 and B2 national roads, they remain out of operation, with their software lapsed and many having been vandalised. The...

Tombo video cops still on suspension

1 month - 10 August 2020 | Police

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKEight police officers who were suspended in April after forcing a man to swim in tombo at Eheke village near Ondangwa, as one policeman hurled insults at him, are still...

Zambezi police chief probed for junior officer assault

1 month - 31 July 2020 | Police

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUPolice have launched an internal investigation against Zambezi police regional commander Karel Theron, who allegedly assaulted a junior officer for abusing a service car...

Police chief warns corrupt reservists

2 months ago - 20 July 2020 | Police

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKWhile the number of police reservists has grown significantly to 378, those who join the force with ill intentions are warned that they will...

GBV victim camps at police station

2 months ago - 07 July 2020 | Police

ILENI NANDJATOONDANGWAA gender-based violence (GBV) victim camped at the Ondangwa police station this past weekend after she was turned away on Friday and told to...

Corona alert at police headquarters false

2 months ago - 02 July 2020 | Police

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Namibian police chief, Inspector-General Sebastian Ndeitunga, says the suspected coronavirus contact at the police national headquarters was...

Woman sues for N$500k after Hornkranz beating

2 months ago - 25 June 2020 | Police

JANA-MARI SMITH WINDHOEK One of the latest lawsuits brought by a Namibian citizen who claims she was assaulted by soldiers during Operation Hornkranz...

Cop probed for sneaking into Walvis

2 months ago - 23 June 2020 | Police

ILENI NANDJATOONDANGWAA female police officer from the Ohangwena Region has been placed under self-quarantine after she travelled to Walvis Bay, which is a coronavirus hotspot.Police...

Ohangwena's Shindinge retires after 30 years

3 months ago - 11 June 2020 | Police

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKThe Ohangwena police commander, Commissioner Simeon Shindinge, retired at the end of May after serving in the police force for 30 years.According to a...

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Drunken parade scene embarrasses cops

3 months ago - 08 June 2020 | Police

ILENI NANDJATOOSHAKATIA policeman in the Oshana Region faces disciplinary charges for causing a drunken spectacle at a police parade in Oshakati, while a teacher who...

Alcohol ban taming drunkard society...

4 months ago - 19 May 2020 | Police

Kenya Kambowe RUNDU Namibia is a “drunkard society”. This according to police chief, Inspector General Sebastian Ndeitunga, who added that...

'Don't abuse your powers'

4 months ago - 27 April 2020 | Police

ILENI NANDJATOOSHAKATIThe commissioner-general of the Namibia Correctional Service, Raphael Hamunyela, says service chiefs will start holding commanding officers accountable for any violation of human rights.He...

Hornkranz sparks another lawsuit

5 months ago - 06 April 2020 | Police

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKThe police and the army are being sued for N$300 000 by another Namibian who claims that an unprovoked attack by members of Operation...

Lockdown no excuse for expired...

5 months 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,...

Avoid shebeens, churches – Nampol...

5 months 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...

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