Judicial

Man carjacked in Windhoek

Summary

A 28-year-old man was carjacked and robbed of his belongings on Sunday morning in Windhoek’s Agtste Laan residential area.A Namibian Police Force (NamPol) crime report issued on Sunday, said the incident occurred around 00h30 on Sunday when four suspec…

A 28-year-old man was carjacked and robbed of his belongings on Sunday morning in Windhoek’s Agtste Laan residential area.

A Namibian Police Force (NamPol) crime report issued on Sunday, said the incident occurred around 00h30 on Sunday when four suspects impersonating police officers conducted a roadblock and stopped the complainant’s vehicle before jumping into the vehicle.

“They allegedly pushed the complainant and his nephew out and drove off with the silver Toyota Corolla taxi. The suspects also stole a cell phone and N.dollars 200. No recovery of the stolen items, as well as no arrest, has been made,” added the report.

In a separate incident, a 32-year-old Angolan man is set to appear in the Opuwo Magistrate’s Court on Monday on a charge of attempted murder after he allegedly beat a 34-year-old man also an Angolan national with a stick on his head.

The incident happened on Friday around 16h00 at Okahozu village in the Kunene Region where the victim, the suspect and other community members were drinking traditional liquor and an argument erupted between the two men which resulted in a fight.

“The victim was beaten with a stick on the head and sustained an open wound and as a result, lost a lot of blood,” it said.

The victim was transported to the Oshakati intermediate hospital for treatment.

Police at Keetmanshoop in the ||Kharas Region are also investigating a case of attempted murder where a man was stabbed several times after being robbed of his cell phone.

It is alleged that a group of about 12 men approached and robbed the victim and his friend who were on their way home around 01h00 on Saturday in the Kronlein residential area.

The victim was taken to the Keetmanshoop State Hospital where he is admitted in a critical but stable condition. No arrest has been made yet.

Police investigation in all matters continue.

Source: The Namibian Press Agency