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Khomas tops ammunition list

1 day - 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

3 weeks 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 as J Malambo, was last seen on the afternoon of...

Negligent police officers to face the music

3 weeks 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 Sebastian Ndeitunga told Namibian Sun that the officers would not...

390 unclaimed dead to be cremated

3 weeks 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$165 000 in the coming months.The announcement marked the end of...

Religious sect buries panties

1 month - 24 March 2017 | 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

1 month - 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

1 month - 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

2 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...

Many illegal weapons surrendered

3 months ago - 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,...

Kashihakumwa to head anti-poaching unit

3 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

3 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

4 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...

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Ndeitunga stands tomorrow

5 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

7 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...

8 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...

Help the police identify a...

8 months ago - 11 August 2016 | Police

Police in the Omusati Region have asked the public to help identify a deaf-mute man who was found wandering around Okapika village near Ruacana.The unidentified...

Police morgue still a mess

8 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...

9 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...

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