Robbers flee with N.dollars 30 000 at Ongwediva

01 Jun 2014 17:00pm
WINDHOEK, 01 JUN (NAMPA) – The police in Ongwediva are investigating a case of armed robbery after two unknown men armed with pistols stole N.dollars 30 000 from a house there on Saturday.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson Sergeant Slogan Matheus told a media briefing here on Sunday two suspects entered a house using a bolt cutter in the ‘Better Housing’ residential area.
The suspects used a scarf to tie up two male occupants and then demanded to be taken to the main bedroom. They managed to get away with the cash they found in the main bedroom as well as two cell phones after they also locked up a woman and her 18-year-old daughter in a toilet. Both suspects are still at large and police investigations continue.
In a separate incident at the town, two unknown men armed with a pistol and knife approached a bar lady while she was closing the bar she is employed at and demanded money.
The suspects stole N.dollars 2 900 and two cell phones valued at about N.dollars 2 000. The incident took place on Saturday at around 23h00.
Both suspects are still at large and police investigations continue.
Meanwhile, the police in Ongwediva are investigating a case of murder after the 27-year-old Asheelo Isai was stabbed on the left side of his neck with a knife. The incident occurred at a bar at Omaalala village on Sunday at around 02h00. The deceased died shortly upon arrival at the Oshakati State Hospital. A 43-year-old male suspect has been arrested and is due to appear at the Oshakati Magistrate’s Court on Monday.
Isai’s next of kin have been informed and police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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