Crime

Judge orders mine to make severance payment

1 day - 19 October 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • Erwin LeuschnerIn his High Court ruling Judge Thomas Masuku came to the conclusion that Swakop Uranium, which operates the Husab uranium mine, will have to pay Cyrill Möller compensation of N$720 000 if...

Justice for ‘witch of Siya’

1 week ago - 13 October 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • Erwin Leuschner In what is probably the first conviction of its kind in Namibian history, two people were sentenced under the almost 90-year-old witchcraft law after assaulting a ‘witch’ eight years ago.“This...

Demonstrators seek justice for Shannon

1 week ago - 12 October 2020 | Crime

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The family of Shannon Wasserfall (22) who went missing in Walvis Bay and whose body is suspected to have been found in a shallow grave in the dunes on...

Friend arrested for murder

1 week ago - 11 October 2020 | Crime

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Azaan Madisia (28) made her first appearance in the Walvis Bay magistrate’s court on charges of murder and obstructing and defeating the course of justice.She is the number one suspect implicated...

Bail for photographer

1 week ago - 11 October 2020 | Crime

A 61-year-old photographer from Swakopmund who was arrested in August for attempted rape and sexual assault, has been released on N$5 000 bail.Judge Nelao Brown granted Desmond Fick bail on condition that he has no...

Woman nabbed for Wasserfall’s murder

1 week ago - 09 October 2020 | Crime

Windhoek · [email protected] and [email protected] woman, identified as the godmother of Shannon Wasserfall’s child, has been arrested and is being questioned in connection with remains...

Human remains found at Walvis Bay

1 week ago - 07 October 2020 | Crime

Walvis Bay •[email protected] Human remains, presumed to be that of Shannon ‘Darlikie’ Wasserfall (22) who went missing some time ago, was found in...

Accused denies raping teenager

2 weeks ago - 06 October 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • [email protected] Glenn Clifford Leister (26), who is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl recovering from Covid-19 at the Swakopmund municipal bungalows, made...

Bail denied for prophet accused of fraud

2 weeks ago - 04 October 2020 | Crime

Walvis Bay •[email protected] Prophet Kaetanus “Dr Atomic Bomb” Shilimela (30) and his co-accused Lucas “Shocks” Showa (30) were denied bail on charges of fraud,...

Mother accused of murdering newborn

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2020 | Crime

Walvis Bay •[email protected] Eleotheria Kapuusha (22) who is accused of murdering her one-day-old baby girl made her first court appearance on Friday in the Walvis...

Rape accused granted N$5 000 bail

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • [email protected] Bail of N$5 000 was set for Desmond Derrick Fick (61), who made his second appearance in the Swakopmund magistrate court...

Woman allegedly strangles one-day-old baby

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2020 | Crime

The police are investigating a case of murder after a woman (22) allegedly strangled her baby at the Walvis Bay state hospital on Tuesday. Deputy...

Crime

Fire claims life

3 weeks ago - 27 September 2020 | Crime

Basilius Mbambo (34) lost his life in a shack fire in the DRC settlement in Swakopmund early on Sunday morning. The deceased and another man...

Laptop thieves on the prowl

3 weeks ago - 27 September 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • [email protected] Police in the Erongo region have called on the public, especially shop owners, to be on their guard against a new...

Prosecutor bribed

3 weeks ago - 25 September 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • Erwin Leuschner A Pakistani national on bail for human trafficking and rape, and a Walvis Bay police officer were arrested...

Bottle-neck murder accused pleads guilty

3 weeks ago - 23 September 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund · [email protected] The 26-year-old Showen van Wyk who is accused of killing a man he stabbed with a bottle neck pleaded guilty on a...

Alleged teen rapist remanded in...

4 weeks ago - 21 September 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • [email protected] Glenn Clifford Leister (26) made his first appearance in the Swakopmund Magistrate’s Court in connection with the alleged rape of a...

Möller murder case delayed again

4 weeks ago - 21 September 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • [email protected] start of the trial against five men who are alleged to have murdered Walvis Bay businessman Hans-Jörg Möller in 2016, could not...

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