Chinese national Gu wanted on corruption charges: ACC

WINDHOEK: The investigators attached to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is requesting the assistance of the general public in tracing Chinese national Gu Jainin Kelvin, who has been on the run since June this year (2015).

The ACC’s Chief Investigator Nelius Becker said in a media statement availed to Nampa here on Wednesday that the Chinese national failed to show up before the Walvis Bay Magistrate’s Court in Erongo Region on 24 June this year and both the members of the Namibian Police (NamPol) and the ACC’s investigators were unable to trace his whereabouts in the country until to date.

Gu, alongside another Chinese national and an employee of the Roads Authority (RA), was scheduled to make another appearance before the Walvis Bay Magistrate on 24 June this year, but did report himself before court.

As a result of his absence, a warrant for his immediate arrest was issued in court that day.

The three accused persons are each facing charges of alleged corruption that stems from the alleged unlawful release of a truck belonging to the company where Gu was employed after the vehicle was impounded at the Walvis Bay weighbridge in 2012.

Any person with information regarding the whereabouts of Gu is being requested to make contacts with the ACC’s investigator Walter Kurz at 0811284917 or 064- 463221 or report him to the nearest police station in his or her area.