Crime

Attackers, thieves still at large

5 days ago - 22 November 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] four men who attacked the principal of the Windhoek International School, Margarete Reiff (57), to such an extent that she had to get stitches, are still at large.Her hijacked white Suzuki Jimny...

Windhoekse skoolhoof aangerand, beroof

6 days ago - 21 November 2021 | Crime

Ronelle Rademeyer - Die skoolhoof van die Windhoek Internasionale Skool, me. Margarete Reiff (57), is kort gelede in die Lady Pohamba private hospitaal opgeneem nadat sy erg beseer is toe sy deur vier mans in...

Cemetery attack highlights city’s safety issues

1 week ago - 17 November 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] man who was brutally assaulted and robbed at the Pioneers Park Cemetery last week, has warned fellow residents that Windhoek is no longer safe.“What began as a pilgrimage to pay homage to...

A year later, Spencer still missing

3 weeks ago - 04 November 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] months after the sudden disappearance of 3-year-old Spencer Mandela Nakale in Area 7 in Lüderitz, police say no trace of the boy or details of the circumstances surrounding his disappearance have been...

DNA tests to speed up

3 weeks ago - 01 November 2021 | Crime

NamPol and the National Forensic Sciences University of India will prioritise capacity building on Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) testing matters, that will help NamPol solve criminal cases that require DNA testing.Minister of Information and Communication Technology,...

Witvlei farmers: The legal system is failing us

1 month - 26 October 2021 | Crime

Grootfontein • [email protected] in the Witvlei area are suffering under a spate of livestock and game thefts, and they say the legal system is failing...

Crime syndicates more devious than ever

1 month - 10 October 2021 | Crime

NamPol warned businesses and banks to be extra vigilant for criminal syndicates involved in defrauding and stealing from shops and banks across the country.In a...

Passport message is fake

1 month - 03 October 2021 | Crime

Executive director in the Ministry of Home Affairs Ettienne Maritz, has warned members of the public not to respond to an SMS notification message telling...

Whistleblower platform launched

2 months ago - 16 September 2021 | Crime

Agribank has introduced an anonymous whistleblower platform where unethical, corrupt or fraudulent activities can be reported by staff, members of the public as well as...

Namibia’s child rape tsunami

2 months ago - 07 September 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] Namibian police opened 15 cases of rape involving children and teenagers aged between 11 months and 17 years old since the beginning...

Remain vigilant as financial crime increases

2 months ago - 07 September 2021 | Crime

The impact of Covid-19 reverberated throughout society and has increased the pressure on individuals and businesses. This is mainly as a result of the global...

Weed activists turn to courts for legalisation

2 months ago - 30 August 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] more and more countries around the world legalise marijuana for personal and commercial use, Namibian authorities continue to harshly punish users and...

Crime

Sniffing out trouble

3 months ago - 11 August 2021 | Crime

Four highly-trained dogs arrived at the Hosea Kutako International Airport from the Netherlands on Sunday, with the sole purpose of combating wildlife crime in Namibia.Old...

Bank employee catches conman red-handed

3 months ago - 10 August 2021 | Crime

While on patrol with the Namibian Police on 29 July 2021, Bank Windhoek's Customer Contact Centre Agent Bonifacius Chaunelesethle caught a scammer in the act.Chaunelesethle...

Community policing essential – Ndeitunga...

4 months 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...

NamPol to face GBV head...

4 months 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...

Immigration officer arrested

4 months 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...

No looting reported

4 months 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...

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