Street signs vandalised on Independence Day

WINDHOEK: The City Police is looking into the vandalism of streets signs that were found damaged in the capital on Saturday morning.

City Police Chief Abraham Kanime told Nampa that “the signs which include street names and road signs were found damaged pointing to a deliberate act of vandalism by one or more members of the public.”

He said that he had observed signs and traffic lights damaged along Independence Avenue, the Brand Berg and Eros Berg roads in Eros and Pullman Street near the City Police Head Quarters and said that the signs might have been vandalised on Friday night.

According to Kanime, speculations are that a pick-up truck might have been used to bend the street signs by one or more persons.

He called on members of the public to assist the City with any information that might lead to the arrest of the offenders as the offense is regarded as malicious damage to property.

(edited)WINDHOEK: Several streets signs in the capital were damaged by vandals on Independence Day.

City Police Chief Abraham Kanime told Nampa on enquiry Saturday morning the damage to the street signs, which include street names, traffic lights and other road signs, points to a deliberate act of vandalism by one or more members of the public.

Street signs and the traffic lights were damaged along Independence Avenue, Brandberg Street and Eros Road in the Eros residential area, and Pullman Street near the City Police headquarters.

Kanime said the signs might have been vandalised on Friday evening, and it is suspected that a pick-up vehicle might have been used to bend the street signs.

He called on members of the public to assist the City with any information which could lead to the arrest of the offenders, stressing that the offense is regarded as malicious damage to property.

SOURCE: NAMPA