Man robbed at gunpoint in Windhoek

03 Apr 2016 18:30pm
WINDHOEK, 03 APR (NAMPA) – A man was held at gunpoint and robbed of his belongings at a three-way stop in the Otjomuise residential area in Windhoek Thursday night.
The incident occurred at around 22h45 along Otjomuise road near the Oponganda Cemetery, Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson, Inspector Slogan Matheus said during the weekly crime briefing here on Sunday.
It is alleged that when the driver stopped his vehicle at the three-way stop, two suspects smashed the car's window and held the driver at gunpoint.
The suspects robbed him of his wallet with personal documents, a Samsung Galaxy cellphone and cash of N.dollars 100.
The suspects fled the scene and are still at large as police investigations continue.
In a separate incident, a 30-year-old man was held at gunpoint and robbed of a Samsung Galaxy cellphone valued at N.dollars 3 300.
The incident took place at about 19h40 along Etetewe street in the Ombili residential area.
The suspect fled the scene and is still at large.
In the Ohangwena Region, the Okongo Police opened a case of rape after a 43-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a 36-year-old male suspect.
It is alleged that the suspect had sexual intercourse with the victim without her consent. The incident took place on Thursday at around 20h00 at Okongo. The suspect was arrested and is set to appear in the Eenhana Magistrate's Court on Monday.
In another incident, the Okongo Police are investigating an attempted murder after a 26-year-old man was stabbed. It is alleged that a 19-year-old suspect stabbed the victim in the chest with a knife.
The victim was admitted to the Oshakati State Hospital in a serious condition. The suspect is also set to appear in the Eenhana Magistrate's Court on Monday.
In the Kavango East region, a 67-year-old woman reportedly hanged herself. The incident took place at Rudjadja village in the Omashare constituency on Saturday at around 09h00. The deceased has been identified as Regine Woli.
No suicide note was left behind and police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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