Two nabbed for killing rhinos at Etosha


The Namibian Police Force in the Oshikoto Region has opened a case of illegal hunting against two men aged 44 and 31 for allegedly killing two black rhinos worth about N$1 million without a permit.

The region's Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Titus Ekandjo, said the incident occurred on Sunday at an unknown time at the Kameeldoring waterhole in Etosha National Park, close to Oshivelo.

The suspects reside in Kotengua village near Opuwo and Omatando village near Ongwediva. 

Case opened against police who shot five men in Okahandja


NamPol Deputy Inspector General, Major General Elias Mutota, says a case of murder has been opened against the police officers who shot and killed five men in Okahandja last Tuesday.

Major General Mutota's remarks are contained in a three-page formal report released by his office on Tuesday.

Mutota says that the police, through intelligence, learned of a planned robbery at a farm in the |Khomas district and that the alleged robbers also planned to rob a gambling house, JS Slots, at Okahandja.

Man who died after he was hit by a car on the Western Bypass still not identified


A man who died after he was hit by a car on the Western Bypass, close to the Hosiana church in Katutura, at the start of September has still not been identified.

|Khomas Region spokesperson for the Namibian Police Warrant Officer Silas Shipandeni informed nbc News that a driver was changing lanes when they hit a pedestrian who was crossing the road.

The deceased had no identification documents on his person and has not been identified to date. His fingerprints are also not on the national records of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security.