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Religious sect buries panties

5 hours ago | Police

ELLANIE SMIT A bizarre religious ritual is keeping the Omaheke police on their toes.The owners of the farm Rooikraal in the Omitara area were shocked when they discovered what...

Unclaimed bodies in no-man’s land

4 days 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 was reportedly held last year at which, according to the...

Man commits suicide in Oshakati hospital

1 week 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 from Endola village in Ohangwena Region, is believed to have...

Illegal weapon amnesty ends

1 month - 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 months.On 18 August last year, the police announced an amnesty...

Many illegal weapons surrendered

1 month - 27 January 2017 | Police

A large number of illegal weapons have been surrendered to the police during the amnesty announced last year. A total of 1 170 firearms, 95 824 rounds of ammunition and 81 explosive devices were...

Kashihakumwa to head anti-poaching unit

1 month - 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

2 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

6 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...

Shebeens closed, mobile roadblocks for city

6 months ago - 25 August 2016 | Police

There will be no place to hide for those who intend on speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol and other unlawful behaviour in the...

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Police morgue still a mess

7 months ago - 05 August 2016 | Police

The overpowering smell of death continues to hang over the Windhoek police mortuary, while paperwork holds up the cremation of 76 of the 179 unclaimed...

Health ministry helps cremate 76...

8 months ago - 15 July 2016 | Police

The health ministry yesterday extended a helping hand to the police by agreeing to cremate 76 of the unclaimed bodies that have been in the...

Police request funds for cremation

8 months ago - 12 July 2016 | Police

The Ministry of Health and Social Services has washed its hands of the crisis at the overflowing Windhoek police mortuary, saying its responsibility is limited...

Ministry mum on body pile-up

8 months ago - 08 July 2016 | Police

The government yesterday remained mum on what is being done to solve the crisis at the Windhoek police mortuary, which is filled up to eight...

Body count reaches crisis level

8 months ago - 07 July 2016 | Police

At least ten post-mortems cannot be performed at the police mortuary in Windhoek this week because of a severely overcrowded cold room.The room is designed...

Cops need decent accommodation

9 months ago - 23 June 2016 | Police

Police chief Sebastian Ndeitunga says members of the force should not only be motivated by money, but also by other factors such as accommodation and...

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