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Namibian Police Force

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Namibia

Multiple Arrests and Investigations Following Theft Incidents Across The Country

Three men will appear in the Mariental Magistrate’s Court on Monday for stock theft involving livestock worth N$12,000. In Walvis Bay, two men face charges of housebreaking and motor vehicle theft after stealing items valued at over 144 thousand from T&M Machine Tools, with the stolen items recovered. Additionally, police are investigating a theft from a motor vehicle also in Walvis Bay, where items worth close to 563 thousand were […]

todayJuly 15, 2024 6

Namibia

Namibian Police Force and Roads Authority Sign MoU for Enhanced Collaboration

The Namibian Police Force and the Roads Authority signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance training exchange, capacity building, and system integration. Inspector-General of NamPol, Lieutenant-General Joseph Shikongo, emphasized that the agreement signifies a strategic alignment of resources and expertise, aiming to work collaboratively towards a safer Namibia. The MoU will foster continuous learning and professional development for personnel, ensuring they are well-equipped to tackle evolving challenges in law enforcement […]

todayJuly 11, 2024 6

Namibia

Police Commissioner’s Memo Links Missing Firearms to South African Gang Violence Surge

According to reports, a leaked memo from Namibian Police Commissioner Moritz !Naruseb has revealed a connection between missing Namibian Police firearms and a recent increase in gang violence in South Africa. !Naruseb addressed the memo to Namibian Police Deputy Inspector Elias Mutota on August 11, 2023, following a five-day investigation conducted by the South African Police Service's Directorate of Priority Crime Investigations (Hawks) in Namibia.

todayJuly 4, 2024 7

Namibia

Police Search for Missing 14-Year-Old Boy

Pendukeni Shilongo, a 14-year-old boy, went missing on June 16 from Uuyoka village, Onayena Constituency. Left at home with his younger sister, Pendukeni disappeared after his mother briefly left for shops and returned to find him gone. He had packed his clothes and expressed a wish to return to his former residence in Onaipa-kolwa village, Omusati Region, but never made it there. Pendukeni is tall, slim, dark-skinned, and has short […]

todayJune 25, 2024 7

Namibia

Man Dies After Alleged Stabbing with Traditional Knife in Kavango West

59 year-old Phillip Lirunga passed away  in Mamono village, Kavango West Region, reportedly stabbed with a traditional knife by a known suspect. The Namibian Police Force confirmed the incident occurred around 19h30. The suspect remains at large. Lirunga sustained severe injuries to his left arm and back, leading to his death while en route to Mpora Clinic. His next of kin have been notified.

todayJune 25, 2024 9

Namibia

NamPol commanders attend gender-based violence training

The Namibian Police Force in collaboration with the Women Action for Development has organised a five-day workshop on gender-based violence and the law for all regional police commanders and their deputies. The workshop is taking place at Otjiwarongo in the Otjozondjupa region. Abisai Kashululu National Training coordinator at WAD has more.

todayJune 18, 2024 26

Namibia

Two Arrested for Possession of Illicit Fuel

Two individuals, aged 24 and 41, were arrested Wednesday afternoon for allegedly possessing illicit fuel. Chief Inspector ,Thomas Aiyambo from the Namibian Police’s Community Policing Sub-division in Oshana reported that the suspects were apprehended at a mobile police roadblock in Ondjondjo village on the Okatana-Onhuno main road. They were found with 62 containers, each holding 25 liters of smuggled fuel, transported in a Toyota pickup. The value of the fuel […]

todayJune 6, 2024 7

Namibia

Khomas Region Leads in Gender-Based Violence Cases

The Khomas region has reported the highest number of gender-based violence cases in Namibia, with 3,302 incidents from January 2020 to December last year. Following Khomas are the Ohangwena region with 1,807 cases, Hardap with 1,746, and Oshana with 1,459. Nationally, 17,669 GBV cases were recorded, with 81.2% of the victims being women. The regions with the fewest cases were Kavango West, Kunene, Omaheke, and Zambezi. Most cases involved common […]

todayMay 23, 2024 12

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