Crime

Twenty-one shacks destroyed in one week

4 days ago - 10 December 2018 | Crime

Leandrea Louw - Community members took justice into their own hands and attacked two men suspected of burning down 11 shacks and a house, and causing damages to another house. Two weeks ago a case...

Police and community tackle crime

1 week ago - 03 December 2018 | Crime

A meeting between the police and leaders of different community structures took place at the Mondesa Multipurpose Centre on Wednesday as the police prepares for the festive season.According to Erongo police's head of operations, deputy...

Tourist robbers sentenced to ten months imprisonment

1 month - 05 November 2018 | Crime

Leandrea Louw Junior Noah Tangi Immanuel (28), Ian Harding (26) and Ipinge Herold (29) were convicted and each sentenced to ten months imprisonment on a charge of theft out of a motor vehicle.The three...

Vicious murder leaves country in shock

1 month - 05 November 2018 | Crime

Jessica BotesA single mother and her daughter had been living in Swakopmund for almost a year when tragedy struck. On Friday afternoon at 16:00, Lindie Prinsloo (39) was found murdered in her home in Swakopmund....

Neighbourhood watch can benefit Mondesa

2 months ago - 15 October 2018 | Crime

Adolf Kaure The community liaison officer at the Mondesa police station, constable Cliff Kaujova, says the introduction of a neighbourhood watch in Mondesa could help curb the increasing crime rate in the area.“Neighbourhood watches are...

Pub crawling nanny causes trauma

2 months ago - 08 October 2018 | Crime

Otis Finck A frantic search for two toddlers and their missing nanny ended in a happy reunion last week.At least 30...

Forum to tackle corruption head on

2 months ago - 08 October 2018 | Crime

Otis FinckAs much as 50% of persons sitting in top managerial, directorship and leadership positions have been appointed through corrupt recruitment processes. “The nation therefore...

Landwye misdaad laat toeriste moedeloos

2 months ago - 01 October 2018 | Crime

Yolanda NelMet die hoeveelheid aanvalle op mense wat tans in Namibië waargeneem word, laat dit nie net 'n lelike nasmaak vir besoekers nie, maar het...

Corridors are key for economic development

2 months ago - 17 September 2018 | Crime

Adolf KaureThe seventh Trans Kalahari Corridor Management Committee (TKCMC) joint law enforcement operation took place on the B2 highway near Swakopmund on Wednesday.Speaking on behalf...

Namibia greets ‘precious angel’

3 months ago - 10 September 2018 | Crime

Denver Kisting Cruel death unites nation On Saturdays her mom would drop her at her grandparents’ house so that she could accompany...

CCTV installation drags on

3 months ago - 10 September 2018 | Crime

Jessica BotesNo progress has been made with the installation of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in town since the Swakopmund town council approved the project...

Woman fends off knife-wielding attacker

3 months ago - 03 September 2018 | Crime

Jessica BotesA local woman was attacked by two men at an intersection in Swakopmund on Friday morning . Annelien Derks told Erongo that she was...

Crime

Community takes a stand against...

3 months ago - 20 August 2018 | Crime

Community members and the West Coast Ecumenical Movement, which represents 18 churches in Walvis Bay, gathered at the magistrate’s court to protest the granting of...

Cops ready for action

3 months ago - 20 August 2018 | Crime

Jana-Mari Smith Windhoek's City Police traffic and crime prevention units have responded to the call of Inspector General Sebastian Ndeitunga to ensure more visible...

School property vandalised ...

5 months ago - 13 July 2018 | Crime

Otis Finck Vandals entered the Narraville Primary School premises, removed a number of window frames and also smashed a number of windows. Acting principal...

Joint Operation a huge success

5 months ago - 13 July 2018 | Crime

Botswana hosted the 6th Joint Law Enforcement Operation (JLEO) of Trans Kalahari Corridor Management Committee (TKCMC) member states Botswana, Namibia and South Africa at Moatle...

CCTV footage helps police

5 months ago - 22 June 2018 | Crime

The Namibian police managed­ to trace and arrest two alleged­ robbers in Walvis Bay by using­ CCTV footage of the crime. According to Erongo police...

Community warned against fake police

6 months ago - 15 June 2018 | Crime

Jessica Botes The Erongo crime investigations coordinator, Erastus Iikuyu, has warned the community in the Erongo Region to not fall victim to scams by fake...

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