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Man shot over frying pan

8 hours ago | 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 soldier that shot a suspected thief in the back. According...

Training on crime scene management relevant

1 month - 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 crime scene.This was according to the Namibian police chief Lieutenant-General...

Swakopmund teen hangs herself

1 month - 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 found by two other girls who wanted came to play...

Kalahari halted… for now

1 month - 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Peoples Litigation Centre (PLC) is set to approach the Windhoek High Court next week if their demand that soldiers be withdrawn from Operation Kalahari Desert is not met by 1 July. The police yesterday...

Kalahari in LPM’s sights

1 month - 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) from Operation Kalahari Desert. LPM leader Bernadus Swartbooi said the...

Civilian accuses NDF of assault

2 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...

Cops nab 176 for drug possession in May

2 months ago - 14 June 2019 | Police

The Namibian police arrested 176 suspects in connection with the possession of illicit drugs worth N$1.1 million in May 2019 in all the regions of...

Top cop allowances cut

2 months ago - 13 June 2019 | Police

The abolishment of allowances for high-ranking police officers from August is a cost-saving measure being implemented by the Namibian police. Speaking to...

Operation Kalahari kicks off

3 months ago - 15 May 2019 | Police

The Namibian police chief Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga, on Monday launched a new crime prevention operation under the banner 'Operation Kalahari Desert' for all 14 regions....

Cops to pull up their socks

3 months ago - 09 May 2019 | Police

Namibian police chief Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga is aware of persistent criticism against NamPol officers accused of providing mediocre, or worse, customer service and vowed he...

Crackdown on dagga petitioners

3 months ago - 26 April 2019 | Police

Soldiers and police officers raided the offices of a cannabis advocacy group in Windhoek on Wednesday, days after a peaceful protest march calling for the...

Elderly woman found dead

5 months ago - 18 March 2019 | Police

The body of an elderly woman was discovered in her home in Narraville on Saturday. Warrant Officer Iileni Shapumba, the Erongo police unit commander for...

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Three of four Swakop escapees...

5 months ago - 20 February 2019 | Police

Detective Chief Inspector Daniel Gurirab of the Namibian police in the Erongo Region on Monday confirmed that three of the four Swakopmund police holding cell...

'Starved and assaulted'

6 months ago - 06 February 2019 | Police

The police have denied allegations by awaiting-trial prisoners that they are being starved and assaulted in holding cells at the Windhoek police station.A South African...

Nampol in shortage of social...

6 months ago - 30 January 2019 | Police

The Namibian police has a shortage of social workers countrywide to provide counselling to its members in events of trauma experienced while on duty, due...

Woman, daughter drown in Hardap...

7 months ago - 04 January 2019 | Police

A 30-year-old woman and her stepdaughter drowned in the Hardap Dam near Mariental on New Year's Day. They have been identified as Gay Kay Kahuika...

Operation Hornkranz backfires

7 months ago - 03 January 2019 | Police

Some Namibians are angry with President Hage Geingob and the police chief, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga, for naming the festive season anti-crime campaign 'Operation Hornkranz'. ...

Report missing persons - City...

7 months ago - 03 January 2019 | Police

The Windhoek City Police have urged the public to report any persons missing for more than 24 hours. “We appeal to the public to report...

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