Crime

Fishrot whistle-blower Stefansson feels vindicated

3 days ago - 24 November 2021 | Crime

Fishrot whistle-blower Jóhannes Stefánsson says the bail applications of four men accused in the multimillion-dollar fisheries bribery scandal have vindicated the information he submitted to Namibian authorities. This, after he was branded an “unreliable drug...

Wasserfall murder accused use affidavit bail application

3 days ago - 24 November 2021 | Crime

Walvis Bay •[email protected] The duo accused of murdering Shannon Wasserfall opted to apply for bail through the use of affidavits. Azaan Madisia and Steven Mulundu were set to commence with their bail application...

Namibians feel unsafe

5 days ago - 22 November 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • Ellanie Smit The majority of Namibians polled by an international organisation say they do not feel safe walking alone in the streets, while Namibia has again been ranked as one of...

Wasserfall murder accused plead not guilty

1 week ago - 17 November 2021 | Crime

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Azaan Madisia and her brother Steven Mulundu who are accused of murdering Shannon Wasserfall, both pleaded not guilty to the charge in the Walvis Bay magistrate’s court on Wednesday....

Fake kidnapping goes viral

1 week ago - 17 November 2021 | Crime

A social media post alleging that two boys were kidnapped and later found at a “house of horrors” were debunked as fake news. Inspector Ileni Shapumba, the unit commander for community affairs in the Erongo...

Woman robbed of N$200 000

1 week ago - 15 November 2021 | Crime

Walvis Bay • [email protected] A South African woman (60) was robbed of N$236 430 in Walvis Bay today.The victim used her private vehicle to...

Two women raped in Karibib

1 week ago - 15 November 2021 | Crime

Two women, aged 18 and 25 years old, were allegedly raped in separate incidents over the weekend in Karibib. Inspector Ileni Shapumba, the unit commander...

Garage owner arrested for being in possession of stolen...

1 week ago - 15 November 2021 | Crime

The owner of a garage on a property in Kuisebmond was arrested for being in possession of parts of a stolen vehicle.The vehicle, a Polo,...

Wasserfall murder accused secure legal representation

2 weeks ago - 08 November 2021 | Crime

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Azaan Madisia and Steven Mulundu, the duo accused of murdering Shannon Wasserfall, have managed to secure Legal Aid lawyers to represent...

No bail for alleged wife murderer

2 weeks ago - 08 November 2021 | Crime

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Conrad “Coenie” Strydom (45) made his first court appearance on a charge of murder read with the provisions of the domestic...

Husband arrested for wife’s murder

2 weeks ago - 07 November 2021 | Crime

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Engela Strydom (48) was allegedly murdered by her husband on Thursday evening in their home in Vaughan Webster Street, Meersig, Walvis...

N$10.6m in drugs seized in October

3 weeks ago - 07 November 2021 | Crime

Windhoek ∙ [email protected] The Namibian police seized various types of drugs last month valued at more than N$10.6 million, while 124 suspects were arrested...

Crime

Stolen car stripped for parts...

3 weeks ago - 05 November 2021 | Crime

A car that was stolen during a robbery has been found on the outskirts of Walvis Bay. Various parts were stripped from the vehicle. The...

N$100 lands man in hospital...

3 weeks ago - 04 November 2021 | Crime

Walvis Bay •[email protected] Four men were arrested for assaulting one of their friends after he failed to provide a sufficient contribution towards the...

Principal arrested for drunk driving

3 weeks ago - 04 November 2021 | Crime

Walvis Bay •[email protected] The principal of a primary school in Walvis Bay was arrested over the weekend for allegedly driving while under the influence of...

Police officer takes own life

3 weeks ago - 31 October 2021 | Crime

A member of the Special Field Force Subdivision stationed in Walvis Bay, committed suicide on Friday at about 21:00. The commander for community affairs in...

Another elderly person assaulted and...

4 weeks ago - 30 October 2021 | Crime

A case of robbery with aggravating circumstances was reported to the police in Swakopmund on 26 October. The regional unit commander for community affairs...

Relationship ends in tragedy

1 month - 24 October 2021 | Crime

The police are investigating a case of murder that was reported in Henties Bay, and a suicide possibly connected to this particular case which happened...

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