Thieves steal N.dollars 50 000 from Coca-Cola

17 Jan 2016 18:50pm
WINDHOEK, 17 JAN (NAMPA) – The Namibia Beverages Coca-Cola producing office in the northern industrial area of the capital was Friday robbed of N.dollars 50 000.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson, Inspector Slogan Matheus said during a media briefing here on Sunday that five male suspects armed with pistols tied up the security guard on duty at the premises before breaking into the office.
They stole the cash and a 9mm pistol.
It is alleged the suspects used a cutting torch to cut open the strong locks of rooms and safes where the money was kept.
All suspects are still at large, and police investigations into the matter continue.
In another theft incident, an employee of the Rochas Hotel in Oshakati on Friday allegedly stole N.dollars 72 960.65 from his employer’s safe at the business.
It is said that the suspect, aged 33, was employed as a barman at the hotel.
He is still at large and police investigations into the matter continue.
Also in Oshakati, a Toyota Hilux double-cab pick-up was stolen from the Pupkewitz Toyota business on Friday between 11h00 and 14h00.
The vehicle was taken in by its owner for service to Pupkewitz Toyota. An employee of the company is suspected of the theft.
The vehicle is valued at N.dollars 413 000.
Both suspect and vehicle are still at large, and police investigations into the matter continue.
(NAMPA)
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