Erongo crime report

Busted!

09 April 2020 | Crime

A man (31) was arrested for harbouring controlled wildlife products after he was allegedly found in possession of two turtles without a permit in the Saamstaan settlement at Usakos.

The turtles, valued at N$20 000, were handed to officials of the ministry of environment and tourism at Usakos.

The accused will appear in the town’s magistrate court today on a charge of contravening the 2008 Controlled Wildlife Products and Trade act.

In a case of domestic violence, an unnamed Namibian male will appear in the Omaruru magistrate court tomorrow following the suspect’s alleged stabbing of his girlfriend, a 47-year old Namibian female, on her head and face with an unknown object.

The victim was treated at the Omatjete state clinic and twas hen transferred to the Omaruru State Hospital in critical condition.
Various individuals were arrested on drug related charges.

The suspects were charged and appeared in the Swakopmund magistrate court on Wednesday.

Ronald Haubab (21) residing in Tulinawa, was arrested with five bankies. Each contained less than a gram of cannabis valued at N$100 during a police test buy. He paid N$3 000 bail and was released.

Denzel Klaste and Erenst Xoagub were both arrested in Ongulumbashe Street in Mondesa around midnight on Tuesday. Klaste was arrested with N$2 750 worth of cannabis placed in three small bankies and as well as a larger parcel. He was denied bail.

Xoagub was caught with one large parcel and two small bankies with an estimated value of N$3 250. He was also denied bail.

Phillip Haimbodi, 23, was found in possession of five bankies of cannabis with a combined value of N$250. He was arrested in the early hours of Tuesday morning during a police operation. His bail was set at N$1 000.

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