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Sale of alcohol prohibited on Sunday

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UPDATE | Alcohol sales are strictly prohibited this Sunday.

The Police Spokesperson and Deputy Commissioner, Kauna Shikwambi, has issued a clear directive that all liquor outlets must remain closed. 

On Saturday, however, these outlets may operate but must strictly adhere to the conditions stipulated in their liquor licences. 

Police seek assistance to trace suspects of fatal armed robbery

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The Namibian Police's Head of Public Relations, Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, has once again appealed to the nation to assist the police in locating the suspects believed to have been involved in a fatal armed robbery in Windhoek in December last year.

Suspects Martin Shikongo, Steven Dumeni, and Ishitile Eddison Aluvilu, who stand accused of murder, robbery, and other charges, are on the run.

The three men allegedly entered a hotel establishment in Windhoek and approached the receptionist, pointing two guns at the hotel employee and forcing him to open the safe.

Strings of court break-ins raise concerns over legal data security

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A recent surge in break-ins at legal institutions has prompted heightened concerns over the security of sensitive legal data.

Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi addressed the alarming trend during a conversation with this reporter, shedding light on the gravity of the situation.

Shikwambi expressed deep concern over the targeted nature of these incidents, stating, "The deliberate targeting of court facilities is a serious threat to the integrity of the legal system."

Investigations continue in missing stillborn's body

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The Namibian Police are investigating the matter in which the body of a stillborn baby disappeared from the Windhoek State Mortuary.

Police national spokesperson Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi confirmed that the matter was brought to the attention of the police on June 1st, six months after the disappearance of the body.

Shikwambi informed nbc News that most of the statements have been taken by the police.

Shikwambi further confirmed that this is the first case of a missing body from the state mortuary registered with the police.

Police recruitment applications close

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The drive for the police recruitment process closed today.

Applicants had mixed emotions as they all hoped to secure a uniform.

There are 750 vacancies up for grabs.

Requirements are that one should be in possession of an authentic Grade 12 or Grade 11 certificate with 25 points or higher from six subjects, including English with an "E" symbol or higher.

Investigations in Shikongo accident ongoing

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The investigations into the head-on collision involving the Inspector General of the Namibian Police Force in which three people died, are still ongoing.
The head of the NamPol’s Public Relations Division, Kauna Shikwambi, told NAMPA upon inquiry on Wednesday there is not yet any information available to disclose to the public.
Inspector General Joseph Shikongo was travelling in his private vehicle when it crashed on the Oshikango-Ondangwa road near Indangungu village.

Police investigate possible case of GBV of allegedly beaten child

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Police Spokesperson Kauna Shikwambi has confirmed that police are investigating a possible case of GBV after a video of a child who was allegedly beaten with a bottle and sustained cuts on her hand by her guardian surfaced on the net this morning.

In the video, the young girl narrates that her guardian, who was at a bar then, called her to go get her baby, but she did not hear the call. The guardian allegedly then went on to interrogate the child and beat her up. She says it's not the first time she's been physically abused. 

Namibian Police request the public to help identifying a female body

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The Namibian Police are asking the public for help in identifying a female body stored in the Windhoek Police Mortuary or to contact them if they are aware of a missing person in their area.

According to the Head of NamPol's Public Relations Division, Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, an unknown female was bumped by a car nearly two months ago on Sam Nujoma Drive near Otjomuise.

The unidentified woman is estimated to be between 17 and 25 years old.

Deputy Commissioner Shikwambi says no positive identification has been done to date.

Offender opens Grievous Bodily Harm case against Karibib Police Station

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An offender at the Karibib Police Station holding cells who alleges police brutality has opened a case of Grievous Bodily Harm.

Tangeni Kandjimi filed the case against two constables stationed at Karibib.

He is alleging that the police officers unlawfully and intentionally assaulted him by kicking, slapping, and hitting his face, whereby he sustained an open wound on his right eye.

He was also showered with a pressure hose pipe, he alleges.

In a handwritten letter to his mother, he also claims to have broken toes.