Murder, armed robbery in WHK

WINDHOEK: Cases of murder, armed robbery, illegal possession and dealing in cocaine and another case related to domestic violence were recorded by the Namibian Police Force responsible for the Khomas region and other surrounding informal settlements over the past few days..

Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Deputy Commissioner Edwin Kaguantjivi told a press conference here on Sunday afternoon that two unknown men who pretended to be customers robbed the Otjomuise Spot Bar of various items worth a total of N.dollars 2 800.

It is alleged that the alleged unknown men initially held the bar lady at gunpoint as she was busy cleaning the tables at the closing time (closing time-24h00) and in the process allegedly robbed her of N.dollars 2000 in cash, one box of Dunhill cigarettes and a mobile cellular phone.

The total value of the items stolen is N.dollars 2 800, said Kanguatjivi.

No arrest or recovery of the stolen items has been made yet and police investigations continue in order to track down the culprits and bring them to book.

Shiweda Nestor Thobias, 33, died during Namibia’s 24 Independence celebrations on Friday last week after he was allegedly stabbed to death by another man at Willy Bar in Greenwell Matongo.

The deceased person was stabbed on the left side of the back once allegedly with an Okapi knife and he died on the spot.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the alleged stabbing and death of Thobias, and the suspect is expected to make his first appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court along Mungunda Street in Katutura on Monday morning.

A Windhoek resident was arrested by the Police in the early hours of Sunday (today) and was charged with a case of domestic violence and illegal possession and dealing in cocaine.

It is reported that members of the Namibian Police Force at about 05h30 this morning responded to a call of domestic violence at Erf 290, Washington Street, Otjomuise area, where a 45-year-old man has allegedly assaulted his wife.

Upon further investigations, the Police allegedly found some blocks cocaine and 18 bullets of cocaine valued at N.dollars 101 500, 00.

The Police also found another N.dollars 5, 130, 00 in cash and USDollar 100 in the possession of the suspect.

Police investigations continue, said Kanguatjivi.

(edited)WINDHOEK: A 33-year-old man died on Independence Day after he was stabbed at the Willy Bar in the Greenwell Matongo residential area of the capital.

Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Deputy Commissioner Edwin Kaguantjivi told a media conference here on Sunday afternoon that Shiweda Nestor Thobias was stabbed once on the left side of his back with an Okapi knife, and he died on the spot.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the alleged stabbing and death of Thobias, and the suspect is expected to make his first appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court along Mungunda Street in Katutura on Monday morning.

In a separate incident, a Windhoek resident was arrested by the Police in the early hours of Sunday and charged with a case of domestic violence and illegal possession and dealing in cocaine.

Kaguantjivi said members of the Namibian Police Force responded to a call of domestic violence at Erf 290, Washington Street, Otjomuise at about 05h30.

Upon further investigations, the Police allegedly found cocaine valued at N.dollars 101 500, as well as N.dollars 5 130 in cash and US Dollar 100 in the possession of the suspect.

Police investigations continue.

Kanguatjivi further said two unknown men who pretended to be customers, robbed the Otjomuise Sport Bar of cash and other items worth a total of N.dollars 2 800.

It is alleged that the unknown men initially held a worker at gunpoint at closing time (24h00), and allegedly robbed her of N.dollars 2 000 in cash, one box of Dunhill cigarettes and a mobile phone.

No arrest or recovery of the stolen items has yet been, and police investigations continue.

SOURCE: NAMPA