Robberies – Magistrate postpones case to Oct 3 for further police investigations

SWAKOPMUND: Meanwhile, Kahembe and co-accused David Oiva, 26; Junias Iipinge, 28; Elias Amos, 29; Frederick Ekandjo, 25; and Lukas Nekwiyu, 28, made another appearance at Karibib today.

In this matter, the suspects allegedly robbed an elderly couple at a farm near Karibib in February this year of a pistol, jewellery, laptops, mobile phones, semi-precious stones as well as an unspecified amount of cash.

Kahembe is accused of other robberies and police impersonation charges in the Kavango West and East Regions; at the Uis settlement in Erongo; as well as for allegedly defrauding a church and bank in Oshakati in the Oshana Region.

The counts of impersonating a police officer emanated from the group wearing police uniforms and using vehicles with false police number plates at the time of the suspected robberies.

Magistrate Mbaeva postponed this case to 03 October 2014 for further police investigations.

Prosecutor George Matali represented the State in the matter.