Chinese workers robbed at Brakwater

02 Nov 2014 19:20pm
WINDHOEK, 02 NOV (NAMPA) - Six Chinese workers were gun pointed and robbed by men armed with pistols and knives at Brakwater last Monday.
Chief Inspector Christopher Munyika of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s public relations division said at the weekly crime briefing in the capital on Sunday when the incident occurred, two of the four suspects were armed with pistols, while the other two were armed with knives.
The suspects robbed the workers of five cell phones, two pairs of shoes, four wallets, personal documents and cash amounting to N.dollars 6 800 and US.dollars 350 (about N.dollars 3 800) in cash.
The total value of the stolen items is estimated at N.dollars 12 680. No arrests have been made yet and police investigations continue.
At Outapi in the Omusati Region, items valued at N.dollars 7 419 were stolen by two unknown suspects who broke into a house on Wednesday at an unknown time.
The suspects broke the door open with an unknown object and stole one Tedelex DVD player and its speakers, a Samsung cell phone and N.dollars 1 500 in cash.
No arrests have been made yet and police investigations continue.
Also on Wednesday, an unknown suspect broke open the door of a room and allegedly stole a television valued at N.dollars 9 000 in the Epako residential area in Gobabis.
The break-in occurred at around 00h20.
No arrest has been made and police investigations continue.
Meanwhile, a 26-year-old woman was allegedly raped while on her way home in Keetmanshoop in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Munyika said an unknown man grabbed her and pulled her into nearby bushes between 01h00 and 02h00 behind the J Stephanus Stadium in Tseiblaagte. The police are yet to arrest the woman’s attacker, and investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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