Crime

Police warn of car scammers

3 days ago - 28 September 2020 | Crime

NamPol has again warned members of the public about a syndicated seen on social media advertising second-hand vehicles for between N$15 000 and N$20 000 and that is aimed at defrauding the public.In a media...

Thieves using ‘Nampol’ facemasks

3 weeks ago - 09 September 2020 | Crime

The police has warned members of the public to be wary of unscrupulous individuals impersonating police officers by wearing face masks imprinted with police logosAccording to deputy commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, head of Nampol's public relations...

No StartUp ‘facilitation’ fees - MITSMED

3 weeks ago - 08 September 2020 | Crime

The ministry of industrialisation and trade (MITSMED) has warned that unscrupulous individuals are soliciting funds from the public in an illicit manner to facilitate the StartUp Survival Grant.The ministry said that applications for the grant...

Con man sues government for N$5 million

3 weeks ago - 08 September 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] Hardap prison inmate and South African citizen convicted on multiple charges of fraud has filed a N$5 million lawsuit against various authorities claiming malicious and wrongful prosecution related to charges of illegal...

Immunity dismissed by Supreme Court

1 month - 20 August 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] police officer who was granted immunity last year from further prosecution on corruption and blackmail charges dating back nine years, saw that decision reversed and dismissed this week by the Supreme Court.On...

Dozen pyramid schemes uncovered

1 month - 18 August 2020 | Crime

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) conducted investigations into 12 suspected illegal financial pyramid schemes uncovered in the country in 2019 and 2020.According to deputy director...

She was a warrior

1 month - 11 August 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] years after unarmed protestor Frieda Ndatipo was killed during a clash between struggle kids and the police at the Swapo headquarters in...

Namibia remains tough on human trafficking

1 month - 03 August 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] has joined the global community calling on countries to remain vigilant and pro-active as the world health crisis ravages economies and exposes...

Fraudsters still at it

2 months ago - 28 July 2020 | Crime

The reduction in physical shopping, together with social distancing and a heightened awareness of personal safety, have made online shopping our go-to place for retail...

Securing a poaching scene – the right way

2 months ago - 22 July 2020 | Crime

What should a farmer, lodge manager, landowner or a farm worker do when he stumbles across a poaching scene?Participants of the Animal Crime Scene and...

Bosses beware – scammers at it again

2 months ago - 13 July 2020 | Crime

Nampol has warned members of the public, personal assistants to chief executives and managing directors, as well as CEOs and MDs themselves, to be weary...

Pandemic fuels risk of human trafficking

3 months ago - 01 July 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] Covid-19 global health crisis has unleashed a Pandora’s box of domino effects that experts fear is fuelling an economic and social environment...

Crime

Lawsuits against police, NDF pile...

3 months ago - 24 June 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] of the latest lawsuits brought by a Namibian citizen who claims she was brutally assaulted by soldiers during Operation Hornkranz in April...

Dodgy business practices exposed

3 months ago - 17 June 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • Steffi BalzarFollowing repeated accusations against the late businessman Werner Beddies, who was involved in a fatal accident in September last year, Windhoek Express’...

N$1.4 million for shorn prison...

3 months ago - 02 June 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] A convicted inmate serving 35-years behind bars for the killing of his girlfriend eight years ago, is suing prison authorities for N$1.4...

Thanks to ATCO

4 months ago - 11 May 2020 | Crime

After recovering some of their stolen livestock, victims of stock theft in the Omaheke region’s Epukiro constituency complimented the Anti-Stock Theft Community Organisation (ATCO) for...

Windhoek man accused of paedophilia

5 months ago - 01 May 2020 | Crime

The Namibian Police has arrested a 49-year old man in Windhoek who has been under investigation for some time, for his apparent active involvement in...

Lockdown not stopping ‘unscrupulous elements’

5 months ago - 21 April 2020 | Crime

Since the lockdown extension, 77 people have been charged countrywide for violating lockdown regulations, of which 40 were arrested for selling alcohol, 15 for failing...

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