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City Police budget cuts bad for crime

2 weeks ago - 02 August 2017 | Police

An opposition city councillor is pushing for better financial support for the Windhoek City Police, which she claims have been weakened by budget cuts, staff reductions and a lack of vehicles.In a 20 July letter...

Govt starts emptying police mortuary

1 month - 19 July 2017 | Police

JANA-MARI SMITHThe ministries of health and safety, together with the City of Windhoek, have begun cremating some of the hundreds of unclaimed bodies that have been stuck in a no-man’s land for years while authorities...

City Police reaches out to taxis

3 months ago - 17 May 2017 | Police

The Windhoek City Police wants to have a close partnership with taxi drivers to ensure effective regulation of public transport in the city.Chief of City Police Abraham Kanime told about 150 taxi drivers at its...

Residents pin hopes on cop shop

3 months ago - 17 May 2017 | Police

Residents of Otjomuise Extension 7 have welcomed the establishment of a police station in the crime-ridden area. One of the residents, Anastacia Rooi said there was a high crime rate in the area, and the...

Khomas tops ammunition list

3 months ago - 27 April 2017 | Police

A total of 1 276 firearms, 99 509 rounds of ammunition and 81 explosive devices were surrendered under an amnesty declared by the Ministry of Safety and Security.The Namibian Police declared a gun amnesty in...

Pensioner missing for two months

4 months ago - 04 April 2017 | Police

It has been two months since a 67-year-old Oshakati man was reported as missing and there is no trace of him yet.Johannes Shikongo, also known...

Negligent police officers to face the music

4 months ago - 04 April 2017 | Police

Action will be taken against the police officers who were on duty when five awaiting-trial detainees escaped from the Oshakati police station at the weekend.Inspector-General...

390 unclaimed dead to be cremated

4 months ago - 03 April 2017 | Police

Close to 400 unclaimed bodies from the state and police mortuaries will be cremated by the City of Windhoek at a cost of about N$165...

Religious sect buries panties

4 months ago - 24 March 2017 | Police

ELLANIE SMIT A bizarre religious ritual is keeping the Omaheke police on their toes.The owners of the farm Rooikraal...

Unclaimed bodies in no-man’s land

5 months ago - 20 March 2017 | Police

JANA-MARI SMITHDozens of unclaimed bodies remain piled up at the Windhoek police morgue while several authorities deny responsibility for the cost of their disposal.A meeting...

Man commits suicide in Oshakati hospital

5 months ago - 16 March 2017 | Police

The body of Fillemon Kandu (30) was discovered by cleaners in one of the rooms in the Oshakati State Hospital on Tuesday morning.Kandu, who was...

Illegal weapon amnesty ends

5 months ago - 21 February 2017 | Police

Close to 100 000 rounds of illegal ammunition and more than 1 000 illegal firearms were handed over to the police during the past six...

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Kashihakumwa to head anti-poaching unit

6 months ago - 23 January 2017 | Police

ILENI NANDJATOThe former Oshana Region police commander, Commissioner Ndahangwapo Kashihakumwa, looks set to head the new anti-poaching unit under the ministry of environment, Namibian Sun...

New dogs a blessing: Ndeitunga...

7 months ago - 05 January 2017 | Police

JESSE JACKSON KAURAISA The Inspector-General of the Namibian Police, Sebastian Ndeitunga, says the new dogs that the force has...

Holiday traffic picks up

8 months ago - 05 December 2016 | Police

The December holiday rush to the coast has started.According to Sergeant Muzonimo Shituna, traffic has picked up significantly since 1 December, with about 700 vehicles...

Unclaimed bodies still at morgue...

8 months ago - 24 November 2016 | Police

JANA-MARI SMITH The number of bodies at the Windhoek police morgue remains the same, four months after a public appeal...

Ndeitunga stands tomorrow

9 months ago - 09 November 2016 | Police

The election for the president of Interpol will take place tomorrow during the 85th general assembly session, which is currently underway in Bali, Indonesia. One the list...

Police morgue gets a breather

11 months ago - 15 September 2016 | Police

More than two months after a crisis was declared at the Windhoek police mortuary due to the high number of unclaimed bodies piling up in...

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