Bogus cops rob Walvis Bay Nando’s

WALVIS BAY: The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) at Walvis Bay is searching for three male suspects who robbed Nandos restaurant of N.dollars 40 440.

The robbery suspected to have been under taken by men wearing police uniforms took place on Monday morning around 09h00.

NamPol’s Detective Inspector John Mwatongwe at Walvis confirmed to Nampa Monday that the case is under investigation.

“The restaurant manager said the suspects wearing police uniforms, approached him as police officers, pointed a gun to his face, handcuffed him and demanded money,” said Mwatongwe.

It is not clear whether there were other Nandos employees who witnessed the robbery apart from the manager.

On a separate incident, Mwatongwe released the names of the deceased persons in the car accident that took place between Henties Bay and Swakopmund on Saturday evening.

The deceased persons are Josef Elifas, 29 Stephanus Haufiku, 39 and Thomas Angombe, 51.

The trio died in a head on collision between a taxi and bakkie, 10 other passengers survived with serious injuries and are now receiving treatment in Swakopmund and Windhoek.

(edited)WALVIS BAY; Three men wearing police uniforms robbed the Nando’s restaurant here of N.dollars 40 440 on Sunday morning.

The Namibian Police Force’s Detective Inspector in Walvis Bay, John Mwatongwe told Nampa on Monday that the restaurant manager said the suspects approached him as uniformed police officers, but then pointed a gun at his face, handcuffed him and demanded money.

It is not clear whether other Nando’s employees witnessed the robbery.

In a separate incident, Mwatongwe released the names of three people who died in a motor-vehicle accident between Henties Bay and Swakopmund on Saturday evening.

They are Josef Elifas, 29, Stephanus Haufiku, 39, and Thomas Angombe, 51.

The trio died in a head-on collision between a taxi and a pick-up vehicle.

10 other people survived the accident with serious injuries, and are now receiving treatment in Swakopmund and Windhoek, respectively.

SOURCE: NAMPA

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