Traffic officer granted bail

25 April 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • [email protected]

A 54-year-old traffic officer was granted bail of N$5 000 in the Swakopmund magistrates court yesterday on charges of alleged corruption.

The case was postponed to 29 May for further investigation.

According to NamPol’s crime investigations coordinator in the Erongo region, Erastus Iikuyu, sergeant Moses Naseb who works for the Walvis Bay Traffic Division, was arrested on Wednesday 22 April after he allegedly solicited a bribe from a truck driver.

Allegedly Naseb solicited a bribe in the form of a sheep carcass valued at N$2 000 from a truck driver who had violated a traffic regulation. The truck belongs to Swakopmund-based butchery owner.

“The suspect allegedly accepted or agreed to accept for his own benefit, a bribe in the form of a sheep carcass valued at N$2 000,” said Iikuyu.

In exchange, Naseb allegedly offered not to issue a fine to the driver who was caught displaying a forged license disk and permit for transportation with a truck.

“The item was recovered and the suspect was arrested for contravening Act 8 of 2003, section 33 (a) and (b) of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Act,” said Iikuyu.

The ACC investigations continue.

Similar News

 

Discovery of human remains puzzle

2 days ago - 28 May 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • [email protected] in the Erongo region are puzzled after human remains were discovered in the desert at Farm Lewater between Uis and Henties Bay.“We...

Man commits suicide

6 days ago - 24 May 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • Crime Report The police in the Erongo region confirmed that 30-year-old Gerson Si Disho committed suicide by shooting himself on Friday...

Man commits suicide

6 days ago - 24 May 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • Crime Report The police in the Erongo region confirmed that 30-year-old Gerson Si Disho committed suicide by shooting himself on Friday...

Alleged baby dumper in hospital after arrest

1 week ago - 21 May 2020 | Crime

Coast A 23-year-old woman was arrested on Sunday on charges of murder, concealment of birth and for defeating the cause of justice....

Refugee charged for dealing in drugs

2 weeks ago - 13 May 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • [email protected] Toleda Fariala (21) appeared in the Swakopmund magistrate’s court on charges of dealing in cocaine powder and cannabis. Magistrate Nelao Brown...

Bloody weekend for Erongo

2 weeks ago - 11 May 2020 | Crime

Walvis Bay • [email protected] With the countrywide Covid-19 restrictions slightly eased, crime now seems to take centre stage.According to a crime report issued...

Burned body found in Swakopmund

3 weeks ago - 07 May 2020 | Crime

A case of murder has been opened after the body of a man suspected to be between 20 and 30 years of age was found...

Rhinos poached at Purros

3 weeks ago - 04 May 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • [email protected] black rhinos were poached in the Purros area of northwestern Namibia. According to Romeo Muyunda, spokesman for the ministry of the environment,...

Alcohol, drugs the order of the day

4 weeks ago - 01 May 2020 | Crime

Walvis Bay With the lockdown still in place across the country, certain crimes are in the spotlight. Various restrictions were also put in place during...

Lockdown measures being disregarded

1 month - 29 April 2020 | Crime

Swakopmund • [email protected] A total of 26 residents of the Erongo region have been charged for the contravention of the strict lockdown regulations put...

Latest News

Stricter control for truckers

15 hours ago | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] governor Neville Andre announced strict measures to control the movement of truck drivers, citing the 21st case of Covid-19 in Namibia for...

Namport assists in repatriation of...

16 hours ago | Health

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The American passenger liner Carnival Fascination, docked at berth 1 of the port of Walvis Bay on Friday morning,...

Black Boy surfing the airwaves...

16 hours ago | Art and Entertainment

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Local rapper Bachmann (24) recently released his latest project, Black Boy, which is available on Donlu Africa, Soundcloud, YouTube, Facebook...

Namibians stranded at sea

1 day - 29 May 2020 | Local News

Swakopmund • [email protected] Carnival Fascination has been travelling up and down the Namibian coast for three days. On board are, among others, seven Namibians and...

CAN calls for better tobacco...

1 day - 29 May 2020 | Health

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) has called on the ministry of health and government to review the Tobacco Control Act of 2010 in light...

Ten elephants culled

1 day - 29 May 2020 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected] elephants that posed a risk to human life and agriculture were culled in various regions of the country last month.According to the...

Educating the youth through television...

2 days ago - 28 May 2020 | Youth

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Long-time best friends and entrepreneurial partners Jörg Walter (20) and Bryan Nakambonde (20) will soon be premiering an educational television...

Brand laat 30 dakloos

2 days ago - 28 May 2020 | Disasters

Swakopmund • [email protected] Dertig Swakopmunders is haweloos gelaat ná hul plakkershuis in Mondesa afgebrand het.Die vyf gesinne wie se huisie deur vlamme verswelg is,...

African Vocals sing online

2 days ago - 28 May 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Swakopmund • [email protected] Vocals held an online concert at the Lutheran Church in Swakopmund on Sunday, streaming it live on their Facebook and Instagram pages....

Load More