Crime

Community policing essential – Ndeitunga

6 days ago - 27 July 2021 | Crime

Nampol’s Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga encouraged community policing in the informal settlements, urging these communities to form neighbourhood watch teams to curb crime in their areas.Ndeitunga also encouraged the residents to have direct contact details of...

NamPol to face GBV head on

1 week ago - 25 July 2021 | Crime

NamPol on Friday launched its Gender-Based Violence (GBV) National Action Plan aimed at to enhanced policing efforts in a bid to improve responsiveness, expedite investigations and accentuate collaborative and consultative interventions.Launching the action plan, NamPol...

Immigration officer arrested

2 weeks ago - 19 July 2021 | Crime

A 38-year-old Namibian immigration officer employed at the Trans-Kalahari border post in the Omaheke region was arrested on Friday for allegedly corruptly using his office and position for gratification.An incident report issued by the Namibian...

No looting reported

2 weeks ago - 18 July 2021 | Crime

No incident of looting or attempts were observed in Namibia so far.This according to Nampol Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, who reacted on Sunday to the circulation of messages in this connection that started in Namibia...

Millions in illicit drugs destroyed

2 weeks ago - 16 July 2021 | Crime

The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) on Thursday destroyed illicit drugs worth N$9 709 333 at the NamPol Forensic Science Institute.In a media statement, NamPol said the types of drugs destroyed are cannabis, cocaine powder, crack...

Human trafficking: Namibia retains ranking

2 weeks ago - 15 July 2021 | Crime

Namibia retained its status as a Tier 1 country in the 2021 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report for the second consecutive year for prohibiting severe...

eWallet obituary scams on the rise

3 weeks ago - 08 July 2021 | Crime

FNB Namibia is warning the public to be aware of the latest eWallet scam which is on the rise targeting bereaved families who have lost...

Dozens arrested after cemetery ruckus

4 weeks ago - 05 July 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] Namibian police on Saturday arrested 27 men at a house in Khomasdal after they allegedly attended a funeral at Gammams Cemetery in...

Watch out for scammers, NamPol warns

1 month - 17 June 2021 | Crime

Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson, Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, cautioned government employees to be on the alert for a scam operated by people pretending to...

GBV prevention in the spotlight

1 month - 10 June 2021 | Crime

The Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare on Wednesday began with three days of training for its male staff members and members...

Police being sued for infant’s death

2 months ago - 10 May 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] bereaved family whose one-month-old son allegedly died in the back of a police van last month as a result of reckless and...

Campaigning for counselling

3 months ago - 21 April 2021 | Crime

Members of Parliament (MPs) have proposed compulsory counselling and psychological support for victims, perpetrators or anyone exposed to gender-based violence to end the cycle of...

Crime

Educate children on their rights...

3 months ago - 18 April 2021 | Crime

Children’s advocate Ingrid Husselmann said having a good legal framework for child protection is not enough in Namibia and more needs to be done to...

Khomasdal residents view NamPol with...

4 months ago - 23 March 2021 | Crime

Vice chairperson of the Khomasdal Extension 3 neighbourhood watch, Hilma Iita, said residents do not trust the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) anymore, because “some members...

Protest against homophobic domestic violence...

4 months ago - 17 March 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] justice ministry is under pressure to tweak an amended domestic violence bill to ensure protection for all victims of domestic violence despite...

CoTA students protest against harassment

4 months ago - 16 March 2021 | Crime

College of the Arts (CoTA) students in Katutura on Monday held a peaceful protest against alleged sexual harassment of female students by mechanics working at...

Reho school fire being investigated

4 months ago - 14 March 2021 | Crime

NamPol at Rehoboth are investigating the cause of the fire that extensively damaged a block at the Rehoboth High School on Thursday night.In a police...

The numbers don't lie

5 months ago - 19 February 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] magistrate’s courts registered more than 6 300 domestic violence applications over the past three years, in addition to over 5 000 interim...

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