Foetus found in drain

Crime report

21 June 2020 | Crime

Walvis Bay

Municipal workers discovered a foetus in a drain in Kuisebmond earlier this week.

Regional crime coordinator deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, said the workers found the foetus when they opened a blocked drain in Ongulumbashe Street in Tutaleni on Tuesday.

“A case of concealment of birth was opened. The foetus is about four to five months old. The suspect is unknown and investigations continue.”

A case of arson and an assault by threatening case was also opened in Walvis Bay. According to Iikuyu, the suspect (24) allegedly set fire to a ghetto belonging to his mother (53) at Rooibank on Friday.

“The suspect was arrested and will appear in the Wavis Bay magistrate court on Monday. He threatened to kill the complainant and then set her ghetto on fire. Goods with a combined value of N$5000 including a table, two beds, a dressing table and chair were destroyed in the fire.”

Drug-related arrests

A number of persons were arrested for being possession of and dealing in drugs.

“Nicolaas Katejiparotjivi (33) was arrested with 48 bankies (50g) of cannabis with an estimated value of N$2 500 during a police search at erf no. 1251 in Annakie Nashilondo Street in Mondesa on Saturday. He will appear in the Swakopmund magistrate court tomorrow,” Iikuyu said.

A man (28) was arrested for cultivating a cannabis plant on Wednesday afternoon. Ikuyu said the suspect was arrested in Ousema in the Otjimbingwe area after the plant weighing about 420g with an estimated value of N$2 400 was discovered in his garden.

He appeared in the Karibib magistrate court on Friday.

Berry Pietersen (32) was arrested in the vicinity of the airport in Mondesa with nine bankies of skunk (5g) and 22 ballies of cannabis (20g) during a police operation on Friday at around 14:00'

“The value of the confiscated drugs is estimated at N$450. The suspect will appear on a possession of cannabis charge at Swakopmund magistrate court on Monday.”

Elia Mwesheendifa (25) was arrested with four sachets and loose cocaine powder (35g) on Friday at around 21:00 in Tamariskia, Swakopmund.

“The value of the confiscated drugs is estimated at N$17 500. This arrest was also made during a police operation. The suspect will appear on a charge of dealing in cocaine in the Swakopmund magistrate court on Monday,” Iikuyu said.

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