Crime

Child rapist gets 35 years behind bars

2 months ago - 18 February 2019 | Crime

Otis Finck - Dragan Vujicin (68) was sentenced to 35 years direct imprisonment on five counts of rape and four counts of human trafficking involving four minors in the Swakopmund regional court on Friday. ...

Crime briefs

2 months ago - 28 January 2019 | Crime

A number of breakthroughs were made with regard to the spate of robberies which occurred in Omaruru recently.At the same time numerous persons were also arrested for possession of drugs during stop-and-search operations in the...

Hundreds of illegal weapons confiscated

3 months ago - 07 January 2019 | Crime

Leandrea Louw - A total of 181 cases were reported in the Erongo region from 26 January to 4 January, during the nationwide launch of Operation Hornkranz. The operation, which will end on 15...

CRIME BRIEFS

3 months ago - 31 December 2018 | Crime

Son discovers decomposed body of father The semi-decomposed body of Karel Heinz Traupe (76) was discovered in Swakopmund. Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu of the Erongo police confirmed this to Erongo and said...

Twenty-one shacks destroyed in one week

4 months 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

4 months 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...

Tourist robbers sentenced to ten months imprisonment

5 months ago - 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...

Vicious murder leaves country in shock

5 months ago - 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...

Neighbourhood watch can benefit Mondesa

6 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...

Pub crawling nanny causes trauma

6 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

6 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

6 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...

Crime

Namibia greets ‘precious angel’

7 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

7 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

7 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...

PPRC issues safety tips for...

7 months ago - 27 August 2018 | Crime

The Police Public Relations Committee of Swakopmund has issued safety tips for tourists, in anticipation of the tourist peak season which has just started. “Just...

Community takes a stand against...

8 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

8 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...

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