Police yet to recover N$ 30 000 robbed from Rundu FNB

15 May 2014 17:30pm
RUNDU, 15 MAY (NAMPA) - The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the two Kavango regions are yet to recover the remaining N.dollars 30 000 of the N.dollars 1,08 million stolen from the First National Bank of Namibia (FNB) Rundu branch late last month.
Three security guards allegedly robbed N.dollars 1,08 million from the Rundu FNB branch on 28 April, but N.dollars 1,05 million was recovered the following day.
NamPol’s acting Crime Investigations’ Coordinator, Detective Chief Inspector Chrispin Mubebo told Nampa on Thursday police investigations continue to recover the money.
The accused security guards appeared in the Rundu Magistrate’s Court on 30 April on a charge of theft.
The suspects are Magnus Muteka, Gabriel Kapanga and Petrus Kandjendje, all ages unknown. They are employed by the Mpungu security company.
Their case was postponed by Magistrate Esme Molefe to 09 June this year for further police investigations.
Muteka and Kapanga opted to apply for legal aid, while Kandjendje indicated that he will seek a legal representative of his choice.
All three are still in police custody, and none have yet launched a formal bail application yet.