Crime

Elderly women robbed in Vineta

14th of April 19:26 | Crime

Swakopmund • [email protected] An armed robbery involving elderly women occurred in Vineta during the early hours of Tuesday. The robbers allegedly stole N$400 in cash, a cell phone and a small safe.The regional spokesperson...

Man found dead in shack

1 day - 13 April 2021 | Crime

A Walvis Bay resident allegedly committed suicide yesterday. According to NamPol regional spokesperson in the Erongo region, Inspector Ileni Shapumba, the deceased purportedly hung himself in his shack at 19 Brandberg Street in Kuisebmond.“Silas...

NIMT-wag eerste op die moordtoneel

2 days ago - 12 April 2021 | Crime

Windhoek ∙ [email protected] 'n Sekuriteitswag van die Namibiese Instituut vir Mynbou en Tegnologie (Nimt) op Arandis het Donderdag getuig hoe hy twee jaar gelede die eerste persoon op die moordtoneel van sy twee “base”...

Teen drowns at Independence Beach

3 days ago - 11 April 2021 | Crime

Walvis Bay A 14-year-old boy drowned at Independence Beach on Saturday. The soaring temperatures and prevailing east weather at the coast is drawing droves of people to the beach. Inspector Illeni Shapumba, commander for community...

Robbery suspects on the run

1 week ago - 02 April 2021 | Crime

Walvis Bay A Chinese man, his wife and elderly mother were allegedly robbed this morning (Friday, 2 April) in Tutaleni.According to the Erongo police spokesperson, Inspector Ileni Shapumba, the incident took place at 5862...

Stabbing victim succumbs to injuries

1 week ago - 01 April 2021 | Crime

Walvis Bay The Erongo regional police are investigating a case of murder after a 40-year-old man was stabbed and subsequently died in...

Man threatens family, destroys ghetto

2 weeks ago - 30 March 2021 | Crime

Swakopmund A man suspected to have been under the influence of alcohol, destroyed his father’s ghetto and ran over his sister in Swakopmund over...

Robberts remains in custody

2 weeks ago - 29 March 2021 | Crime

Swakopmund • Erwin Leuschner The 36-year-old Namibian Daniel "Danie" Robberts remains behind bars after strangling his friend, Thomas Frederick "Frikkie" van Schalkwyk (69), in...

Robbery syndicate intercepted

2 weeks ago - 29 March 2021 | Crime

Swakopmund The police arrested two suspects who are allegedly part of a syndicate that are robbing people in the Erongo region. Deputy commissioner...

Man murders friend

2 weeks ago - 27 March 2021 | Crime

Swakopmund A man (36) was arrested in connection with the murder of his friend.The Erongo regional police are investigating a case of murder...

Pensioner goes missing

2 weeks ago - 27 March 2021 | Crime

The Erongo regional police are requesting public assistance in tracing a missing person, as well as two state witnesses. According to deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu,...

Five suspected stock teft theives caught

2 weeks ago - 27 March 2021 | Crime

Karibib Five men were arrested in Karibib after they were found in posseion of two cattle carcasses and unlicensed gun and ammunition on...

Crime

Boy raped by uncle

3 weeks ago - 24 March 2021 | Crime

A 12-year-old boy was allegedly raped by his uncle (68). According to deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, the incident occurred on Saturday (20 March 2021) at...

Robbers targeting elderly

3 weeks ago - 24 March 2021 | Crime

Swakopmund • [email protected] The Swakopmund Neighbourhood Watch (SNW) has voiced its concern over a recent spate of violent robberies where elderly persons were...

Stock theft hurting farmers

3 weeks ago - 23 March 2021 | Crime

Three men were arrested over the weekend and face various charges relating to illegal hunting, trespassing and possession of game meat without a permit. According...

Two suicides reported

3 weeks ago - 22 March 2021 | Crime

Deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu confirmed that two men committed suicide in the Erongo region.Iikuyu said that a 76-year-old man from Usakos took his own life...

Pensioner assaulted and robbed

3 weeks ago - 22 March 2021 | Crime

A pensioner was assaulted and robbed in Swakopmund on Friday.Deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu confirmed the incident, saying that a case of robbery was opened after...

Grandfather accused of rape pleads...

3 weeks ago - 18 March 2021 | Crime

Walvis Bay •[email protected] A grandfather (67) accused of raping his 13-year-old granddaughter pleaded not guilty in the Walvis Bay magistrates court today (Thursday)....

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